How Have We Almost Eradicated Polio?

How Have We Almost Eradicated Polio?

Only one human disease in history has been fully stamped out; smallpox, with the World Health Organization declaring it eradicated way back in 1980. But, we might be close to eradicating a second disease; polio. Yes, the disease that brings up imagery of wheelchairs and iron lungs may soon be on its way out, but …

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What Exactly Is Typhoid Fever?

What Exactly Is Typhoid Fever?

Typhoid fever. Simply put, it’s a bacterial infection that comes largely from contaminated food, water, or sewage. But it’s not just a fever, typhoid can tear holes in your intestines and infect many other organs in your body. Oh, and it’s uniquely evolving to become more and more drug resistant. Typhoid fever is caused by …

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