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air travel and epidemics
2014-11-10 05:46:01

While the current spread of Ebola demonstrates how quickly diseases can spread in the age of high-speed jet travel, researchers from UC Berkeley set out to better understand how computer models can be used to predict the spread of potential epidemics.

ebola outbreak
2014-06-28 05:54:58

“Drastic action is needed” in order to stop a deadly Ebola virus outbreak that has caused widespread infection and killed hundreds of people throughout West Africa, World Health Organization officials said on Friday.

2014-05-20 04:21:04

GENEVA, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations [http://www.ifpma.org ] (IFPMA) has published today a

Did Human Survivorship Improve Following The Black Death Epidemic?
2014-05-08 08:46:45

Killing tens of millions of Europeans during the mid-1300s, the medieval Black Death plague was one of the worst disease outbreaks humans have ever faced. But as devastating as the disease was, it may have helped human survival over the course of many generations...

2014-05-02 23:04:30

Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of Uncertain Causes Hits Agricultural Communities Around the World Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 With a special

2014-04-22 14:04:40

In an article which appeared in The New England journal of Medicine on 16 April, researchers from Inserm (Jean Mérieux-Inserm BSL-4 Laboratory, Lyon) and the Institut Pasteur have published their initial findings on the characteristics of the Ebola virus discovered in Guinea.

2013-09-03 23:04:34

After attending funerals for twenty-nine of his students over the years, award-winning inner city teacher Bill Staples is taking aim at bullying with a new movie, “Tennis Team.” Staples believes

2013-05-10 23:25:44

Lecture Series by University of Washington School of Nursing and UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute, hosted at Era Living Retirement Communities Seattle, WA


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.