Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever

Dengue is a virus that is transmitted via mosquito bites resulting in either a mild dengue fever or hemorrhagic fever. Mild dengue fever is accompanied by development of rashes and muscle and joint pain. Hemorrhagic fever results in severe bleeding, sudden drop in blood pressure and if not treated, death. These mosquitoes thrive in areas […]

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McDonald’s is curbing the use of antibiotics in its beef supply

McDonald’s Corp said on Tuesday it plans to reduce the use of antibiotics in its global beef supply, fueling projections that other restaurants will follow suit. The move by the world’s biggest fast-food chain addresses concerns that the overuse of antibiotics vital to fighting human infections in farm animals may diminish the drugs’ effectiveness in […]

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