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  • Alexander Hamilton
    The rule of law
    In 1776, the notion that no one is above the law was popular during the founding of the United States. Thomas Paine wrote in his pamphlet Common Sense that "in America, the law is king. For as in absolute governments the King is law, so in...
  • Dromedary camels on the move
    MERS is still a threat
    The World Health Organization has issued a June 11 report on the cases of MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, which were diagnosed in Iran. It also includes confirmed worldwide totals for illnesses. The WHO states that it has records for 683...
  • MERS in Saudi Arabia
    Shock at discovery of new MERS cases in Saudi Arabia
    The number of cases of illness caused by MERS Co-V in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia went up 20 percent June 3 with the surprise announcement by the Saudis that 113 cases had been discovered following a review of records. The Health Ministry, with...
  • TSA airport warning about MERS
    CDC retracts MERS diagnosis in Illinois case
    The Centers for Disease Control, on May 28, reversed a previous diagnosis from May 17 that MERS had been transmitted from a patient in Indiana to a business associate in Illinois. While initial blood tests suggested that the Illinois man had...
  • What's making CDC employees sick in Atlanta?
    30 CDC employees catch mystery virus at Atlanta office
    30 employees of a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) office, based in Atlanta, were sent home sick last Friday, all suffering from an unidentified virus, and urged to work from home until at least Thursday, it was quietly announced by the agency on...
  • MERS virus may transfer from domestic animals to people
    Scientists to study dogs, cats, to unravel MERS mystery
    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was first discovered in 2012, and has killed roughly 200 people since its discovery. Two cases have been found in the U.S. Now, according to a May 26, 2014 article on BBC, scientists are attempting to...
  • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
    First cases of MERS in the United States are not unexpected
    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has been in the news since the beginning of May when the first case surfaced in the United States and though it could be a danger, the true question that needs to be asked is how dangerous is it.But first to the...
  • 9 Unexpected Places Germs Lurk
    Protect yourself from germs with Zylast
    With new developments of the MERS Virus (Middle EastRespiratory Syndrome) popping up everyday and the scary news of E. coli and MRSAstrains surviving for days on planes it's important to take the necessary measures in order to protect yourself...
  • MERS infograph
    Dramatic increase in MERS cases since March
    Healthcare officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and WHO said the number of reported cases of Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome or MERS have dramatically increased since mid-March 2014, including the first...
  • MERS continues to spread here in US
    MERS continues to spread here in US
    Earlier this month the first case of MERS – Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – was confirmed here in the United States. That was on the second of May in someone who traveled from Saudi Arabia to here. Then just nine days later a second...
  • this can only be cured by fasting and prayer
    AIDS and MERS are NOT something new under the sun
    According to a May 18 in Boston.com, the MERS virus was transmitted from one person to another in the United States for the first time. The men came in contact with each other in Indiana. The Centers for disease Control and Prevention (CDC) did...
  • MERS travel worldwide
    What does the MERS case in Illinois mean?
    On May 17, the Centers for Disease Control held a teleconference and revealed that an Illinois resident had tested positive for exposure to MERS. The patient had been in contact with the patient from Indiana who first brought MERS into the United...
  • CDC: Illinois man is third U.S. MERS infection
    CDC: Illinois man is third U.S. MERS infection
    On Saturday the CDC announced a third case of MERS in the U.S. A business associate of the man who brought the first case of the Middle East virus into the U.S. has also tested positive for the disease, However, he showed no signs of illness.This...
  • MERS Virus
    Illinois man tested positive for MERS
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed that a Illinois man is the third to test positive for the potentially deadly Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome virus. The two other confirmed cases of MERS occurred in Indiana...
  • Health Advisory: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
    Is MERS flying into New York City?
    The Centers for Disease Control released a report May 14 with the latest information about Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS or MERS Co-V). One item was an estimate of the number of travelers expected to arrive in the United States in May and...