Dengue Fever: Endemic to Epidemic

BY SARAH SPAULDING Aedes aegypti, the dengue vector, drawing blood from a human. Source: Wikipedia. Today, a bite from the wrong mosquito can cause severe fever, organ failure, and even death. No, this mosquito is not carrying malaria as you may have thought, it is carrying dengue. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), dengue … Continue reading Dengue Fever: Endemic to Epidemic

The Anti-Vaccine Movement: A Lesson in Ignorance

BY CARLIN SHERIDAN A poster advocating that vaccines work despite what supporters of the anti-vaccine movement claim. Source: Raed Mansour Parents want what is best for their children. In the modern era where many first world families with the means to do so pursue healthy lifestyles centered on organic food, natural household care products, and … Continue reading The Anti-Vaccine Movement: A Lesson in Ignorance