Measles is a global epidemic.
Nearly half of the 136 people who have died of measels in the Philippines are children under the age of 4.
The Centers for Disease Control currently reports ten US states with active measles outbreaks: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. Ohio appears ready to make measles go to 11.
No Costa Rican has contracted the measles since 2006. An unvaccinated tourist unknowingly traveled while contagious and is now in quarantine. The CDC lists 10 US states as reporting active measles infections and suggests children be vaccinated. Newser: A French family arrived in Costa Rica last Monday and put an end to Costa Rica’s measles-free […]
Failure to vaccinate can cause death. Maybe not killing your own child, tho it is not unlikely, the awful decision to not vaccinate puts at risk all the people who for good reasons can not get the shot. Snohomish County rocks. MyNorthWest: “It’s like taking a pail of gasoline and throwing a lighted match into […]
Someone with mumps attended a national cheerleading competition last February, prompting Texas health officials to contact all the attendees and warn them to be on the lookout. Via Live Science: Thousands of cheerleaders who attended a national competition last month recently received some not-so-cheery news: They may have been exposed to mumps. On Friday (March […]
The digital age is well and truly upon us, but let’s not forget there’s a load of free TV content floating literally over our heads. No, we’re not talking about the internet. Signals from major broadcast networks are still gratis for anyone who can pick them up with an antenna. And before you envision those […]
Who said LEGO® had to be ground bound? With The Force Flyers DIY Building Block Fly ‘n Drive Drone, you can turn LEGO® and other building-block creations into fully-functional flying machines. It’s available now in the Boing Boing Store for $39.99. This kit comes with everything you need for remote-controlled long distance flight, including a […]
When businesses need big cloud projects done right, they need experts in DevOps. For the uninitiated, that’s shorthand for the framework that allows development and operations teams to work together toward the same goal – not as independent departments with their own agendas. There’s an arsenal of software that has cropped up to help in […]