Illinois zoos, agencies conducting bird flu disaster drills

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TweetYumThe exercise involves an imaginary employee leaking sensitive information on a personal Facebook page –Research included watching the virus outbreak movie ‘Contagion’ as ‘field research.’ As a zoo CEO drives to work, a radio news segment announces that dead birds were reported in a park near the zoo. In this hypothetical scenario involving the Lincoln […]

Millions of Birds Dead, Killed in Mexico Flu Outbreak

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TweetYumShareThis Millions of Birds Dead, Killed in Mexico Flu Outbreak –H7N3 virus detected at 34 farms, 199 farms still under evaluation 25 Jul 2012 Some 4.9 million birds have died since the outbreak of bird flu started five weeks ago at farms in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. All of the birds […]

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak In Edinburgh

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TweetYumShareThis Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak In Edinburgh 04 Jun 2012 Environmental health workers have been cleaning water-cooling towers in an area of Edinburgh after an outbreak of legionnaires’ disease. Six people were confirmed as having contracted the disease and four others are suspected cases. At least three of the people infected are being treated in intensive […]

Bio-Weapons Launched to Promote New Vaccines? Norovirus Outbreak Throughout US

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TweetYumChris Geo & Shree | Norovirus may have been launched and spreading throughout the country.    

CDC Warns That New Swine Flu Strain Has ‘Pandemic Potential’

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TweetYum[Yeah, especially when you make it so.] 22 Feb 2012 A paper published Tuesday by scientists at the Centers for Disease Control suggests a new swine flu virus has the potential to cause an outbreak. The A(H3N2)v swine flu strain that has infected at least 18 Americans since Sept. 2010 has shown the potential for […]