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Climate change may push Zika virus into southern and eastern Europe

By Donna Lu Ochlerotatus detritus, one of the mosquitoes capable of spreading Zika virus that is already common in temperate regionsLesley Wood Photography Rising temperatures due to climate change may lead to the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus to currently cooler regions. Under the most drastic model of global warming, the risk of Zika… Read More »

If the COVID-19 Virus Could Talk…

As I said in a recent article, “The Meaning of Covid-19: How to Survive and Thrive in the New Partnership Culture,” An old system is dying and a new one is coming into being. The old system has been around for a while 10,000 years or so and began when environmental change brought about serious… Read More »

The Latest: Mexico reports largest 1-day rise in virus cases

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Mexico reports 2,409 new coronavirus cases, largest 1-day rise. — Colombia steps up measures… Read More »

Despite Pandemic, Trauma Centers See No End To ‘The Visible Virus Of Violence’

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). CHICAGO — On an early March day at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the emergency room at the University of Chicago Medical Center teemed with patients. But many weren’t there because of the coronavirus. They were there because they’d been shot. Gunshot victims… Read More »