Public Health

Why We Die

Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/31/2020 - 09:46

Anyone who says the situation is under control is in a real state of denial. There is no one immune from this global virus Pandemic.

Perhaps the real reason why we die is just that we have been listening to the wrong guy who keeps spewing lie after lie.

Make sure you follow reliable expert advice, not so-called leaders, or any self-described stable genius who spread disinformation.

“I haven’t heard about testing being a problem” tells American voters everything we need to know about this dangerous situation.

Slow Note From China

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/15/2020 - 08:24

On December 31, 2019, the World Health Organization China office received the first report of a previously-unknown virus, which may now have spread to hundreds of thousands of folks worldwide.

Coronaviruses are diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, coronaviruses cause respiratory tract infections that are typically mild, such as some cases of the common cold, though some can be lethal, like SARS, MERS, or COVID-19.

Symptoms vary, but people may experience: Runny noses, Sore throats, Coughing, Fever and Difficulty breathing.

Coronavirus Awareness

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/13/2020 - 08:20

It is time to wash your hands, be careful, listen to experts and practice social distancing. Meanwhile, POTUS only washes his hands of responsibility. We’ll wash our hands and continue to keep them extra clean all the time up until Election Day.

Twenty seconds is the minimum amount of time people should spend scrubbing with soap if they want to prevent infection.

Covering A Pandemic

Submitted by ub on Thu, 03/12/2020 - 06:27

When a pandemic meets a hapless spin doctor, with a disorganized response, the entire world is watching while an extreme leadership void keeps spreading a killer virus.

How could this happen here during an election year in the United States of America?. Facing criticism for his handling of the spread of Coronavirus inside the USA Trump has repeatedly resorted to a familiar reflex: blaming others.

King Con

Submitted by ub on Fri, 02/28/2020 - 08:50

The Coronavirus death toll rises and caused a crash that wiped out $5 trillion off global stocks as highly uncertain times to continue with increased deaths and the markets are really panicking.

Is anyone concerned with this level of unpreparedness and alarming incoherence? King Con is an enormous monster that has been reappearing in the media throughout the years.

An individual who has lied and amassed thousands of conflicts of interest in a few years.

Who tried to blame the stock market plummet on the Democrats, but the crash began before the debate.

Pneumonia in Asia

Submitted by ub on Mon, 01/13/2020 - 18:34

Public Safety authorities in China have made a preliminary determination of a novel coronavirus, identified in a hospitalized person with pneumonia in Wuhan.

The Chinese investigators conducting gene sequencing of the virus, using an isolate from one positive patient sample. They say this new strain is

Preliminary identification of a novel virus in a short period of time is a notable achievement and demonstrates China’s increased capacity to manage new outbreaks.

Change The World

Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/23/2019 - 13:31

There is always room for improvement and we can improve one day at a time. Don't you agree? Are you roll-up sleeves and get it done type who enjoys thinking big and working small by turning strategy and ideas into real-life accomplishments.

Our Future In Doubt

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/30/2018 - 16:22

This is not meant to scare any of us to death, but it really should. Air pollution is the greatest environmental risk to the health of our time, and #ClimateChange is the greatest public health threat of the 21st century.

Every day 1.8 billion children breathe polluted air putting their health and development at serious risk. In 2016, 600 000 children died from acute lower respiratory infections caused by polluted air.

Alcohol Kills

Submitted by ub on Sun, 04/29/2018 - 13:37

According to The World Health Organization, alcohol has killed, continues to kill, and keeps killing more folks than any other legal substance. Alcohol kills way more Americans than opiates. Where's the outrage?

Worldwide, more than 3.3 million deaths a year were due to harmful use of alcohol, says WHO. Alcohol consumption can not only lead to dependence but also increases people’s risk of developing more than 200 diseases including liver cirrhosis and some cancers. In addition, harmful drinking can lead to violence and injuries.