Words to the Wise

Burgeoning Viruses and Plagues are Spreading Thanks to a Callous Disregard for Fellow Humans, Frequent Flyers, Poor Sanitation, Lax Medical Industry Waste-Disposal and Over-Use of Antibiotics “Don’t Touch the Walls”  So goes the admonition about local clinics that have seen ebola patients within Sierra Leone on the African continent. The disease has been known to be…

Consider Wearing Gloves in Public

The Merits of Wearing Gloves by M-J de Mesterton, 2006 The Merits of Wearing Gloves, and the Scourge of Staphylococcus Aureus Staphylia Oil on Canvas 16″ X 20″ by M-J de Mesterton, Copyright 2006 I first posted this little piece about wearing gloves in December, 2006:  I had worn long kid gloves to an evening…

Ebola, the African Bleeding Disease, Now Found in Pigs

2009: A new form of Ebola virus has been detected in some Phillippine Islands pigs, raising concerns that it could mutate and put humans at-risk. Ebola-Reston virus (REBOV) has only previously been transmitted by monkeys to humans, and through human-to-human contact. Pigs are likely to provide the point where Ebola-Reston could mutate into a virus…