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Ebola and the Enterovirus — Preventable Plagues?

October 5, 2014

Right now two plagues are a scourge across America — Ebola and the Non-Polio Enterovirus D-68.  While our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of these highly infectious and deadly diseases making their rounds around the USA, two notions popped into my mind. First, how in the hell did Ebola get in the [...]

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The CDC Thinks You Drink Too Much

January 10, 2012

You’d think that big bureaucratic monoliths wouldn’t mind a sauced populace to keep the people’s mind off of big bureaucratic monoliths, but the CDC is different — it cares about you.  Their latest report shows that American’s drink way too much.  Shocker, I know! We here in America don’t really half-ass things like drinking.  If [...]

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CDC: Do You Have a Zombie Apocalypse Contingency Plan?

May 18, 2011

In a bit of tongue-in-check from the CDC, a statement was posted on their blog connecting the all-important zombie apocalypse contingency plan with actual, more plausible emergency precautions that people should have for things like a hurricane, flood, or non-zombie-related pandemic. You know preparedness for any contingency is very important — even a zombie apocalypse.  [...]

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