According to Stewart Winter of the Daily Express avian flu has 'jumped the species barrier'. But what he's missed is a deadly new virus spread by squadrons of rare squirrels. Rare Mexican squirrels deliberately bred in secret German farms where they plot their own
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You find me just returned from a trip to another medieval theocracy where this site is banned - but this is a state that takes its collective delusions so seriously they scan all your baggage on the way in to
So, Tamiflu has been proven to be a complete waste of our money and naughty old Big Pharma had the Government’s trousers down by being economical with the actualité. Well, you’d think so unless you spent the last week in a
So, after lurking in the background since March last year (when it first jumped to humans) another bird flu out of China – H7N9 – continues to cause much comment in the meeja, some informed but mostly clueless. Cases escalated dramatically
Another recent study suggests household disinfectants give kids asthma and other illnesses. Should we expose them to more dirt and obsess less about hygiene?
A marine Vibrio associated with seafood poisonings. Major cause of food poisoning in Asia. Kanagawa phenomenon-positive primarily involved with human disease.
Causative agent of cholera, divided into serotypes on the basis of the O antigen. The classical biovar is responsible for a more severe form of cholera.
Staphylococcus aureus isn't just MRSA; it's found in foods and can make heat-stable toxins (enterotoxins) that might not be destroyed by cooking,
Four species cause bacillary dysentery. They are very similar to E. coli and are serologically cross-reactive but are clinically distinct.
S. typhi is the causal organism of typhoid (or enteric) fever, representing a more serious form of Salmonella infection than the other salmonellae.