Bob lurches out of sleep not immediately able to determine why. It seems to him he hears an absence of sound – what’s left when a sound has finished its clatter or clank but he wasn’t awake to register it as heard. 508 more words
Tag » Sickness
Death is that great existential puzzle which gnaws at us most the longer we live. We know it comes-it has, after all, “taken” some, if not many people we have known by the time we are middle-aged- but we can´t help but deny it, no matter how hard we say otherwise. 309 more words
A “mysterious” disease that kills patients within 24 hours has claimed at least 18 lives in a south-eastern Nigerian town, the government said.
“Twenty-three people were affected and 18 deaths were recorded,” the Ondo state health commissioner, Dayo Adeyanju, said on Saturday. 250 more words