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Pandemics – Being Prepared Is Key

Pandemics – Being Prepared Is Key

What is a pandemic? The World Health Organization defines a pandemic as the worldwide spread of a new disease. Some of the pandemics they list from history are: Swine Flu, SARS, Ebola and COVID-19 The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that illnesses from these pandemics ranged from mild to severe, even resulting in death. …

What If You Were Born In International Waters?

What If You Were Born In International Waters?

Imagine that you find yourself on a ship in the middle of the sea after just having been rescued from an overcrowded dinghy full of other desperate refugees fleeing your war-torn homeland. You’re exhausted and terrified…oh yeah, and you’re also 9 months pregnant- which is a bit of a medical miracle because at least half …

Why You Can’t Buy Dasani Water in Britain

Why You Can’t Buy Dasani Water in Britain

This is a bottle of Dasani, Coca-Cola’s brand of bottled water. It is basically Coke without the syrup: like most American bottled water, it is tap water that’s been purified and then had tiny amounts of minerals deliberately added back into it. Except… not quite. This is a British Dasani bottle from 2004, which was …

NASA: Mars Rover Discovery “For History Books”

the mars rover has made a discovery that nasa is saying is one for the history books but they’re not telling us what it is apparently we’re gonna have to wait until next month to find out about it they’re saying it’s something big they are running additional test to make sure that the discovery …