Pneumonic Plague Outbreak – WHO

Any of you planning a trip soon to Madagascar? You probably need to rethink those plans for now. Plague in Madagascar Pneumonic plague is the most severe form of plague. It can become a life-threatening situation in just 24 hours and can begin to spread from person to person in droplets, coughed or sneezed.     World Health Organization Alert October 6, 2017 This week WHO delivered over 1 million doses of antibiotics and released US$1.5 million in emergency funds to fight plague in Madagascar and made a new commitment, with partners, to reduce cholera deaths by 90%. “Plague is … Continue reading

World Health Organization Targets Who?

  Recent articles highlighting World Health Organization’s manic fixation on the tobacco industry got my attention. I fully acknowledge that tobacco products are a health hazard…my doctor says so every time I visit as have countless ads and pamphlets. My anger isn’t over that. However, where has the WHO got the right to spend millions and billions of taxpayer dollars bringing down this industry when there are so many much more worthy health issues to focus on? Is there pictures and studies which show how tobacco has created deformed babies? How about information on the extreme effects of tobacco similar … Continue reading

Ebola: WHO Turns To Experimental Drugs

From anh-usa.org Could some of the world’s oldest antivirals stop the spread of this deadly disease? The World Health Organization (WHO) says Ebola virus disease (EVD) has a fatality rate of up to 90%. The virus is transmitted through direct physical contact (through broken skin or mucous membranes) with the blood or other bodily fluids of infected animals or humans, and through indirect contact with environments contaminated with such fluids. The current outbreak in West Africa is the world’s deadliest to date. More than 1200 people have died so far this year, and the WHO has declared an international health … Continue reading