A collection of news and information related to Smallpox published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 46 » View ktuu.com items only1 2 3 4 Next >
Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
Small-business owners have a big stake in the unfolding debate in the Legislature over pre-emption of local workplace measures (HB 655, SB 726). Some politicians have apparently caught pre-emption fever and are all too eager to undermine our...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefOld City Cemetery is more than a graveyard. It's a landmark that tells a story about Lynchburg's past, but for more than a century the tale has been incomplete. "It's always been a mystery," said Ted Delaney, assistant director of the cemetery. The...
As op-ed commentator Richard E. Chaisson wrote recently, "despite the devastation that TB wreaks, it still is not a global health priority" ("Tuberculosis, the forgotten killer," March 24). Just as it was necessary to eradicate smallpox and combat polio...
Tags: Malaria, AIDS, Tuberculosis, Polio
The pessimist might be tempted to look at mankind's most turbulent history since history began and be discouraged about the future. Many evils have been perpetrated by humans, including wars, genocide and massacres. Despite the sometimes tragic nature...
With the possible exception of that football team in Minnesota, the vikings have seen some fairly serious brand slippage over the years. Once the scourge of Europe, vikings have increasingly lost their mojo — the Wagnerian soprano in the horned...
Among those in Long Beach for TED 2013 this week is Larry Brilliant, former head of Google.org. Brilliant was an influential epidemiologist and technologist whose life and career was altered in 2006 when he received the TED Prize. The TED Prize was one...
I'm writing in resonse to Kenneth VanAntwerp M.D. commentary on Oct. 31 about Gardasil. The Gardasil supposedly protects you from only four different strains of HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) when there are more than 100 different strains of HPV. Fifty-...
Although no battles were fought in Laurel during the Civil War, the city's railroad was a strategic resource for the Union Army, numerous units of Union soldiers were stationed here and the military's presence added a different element to the city's...
Tags: Armed Forces, Measles, Arts and Culture, Museums, Social Issues
Chicago Tribune reporterOn New Year's Day 1863, Quinn Chapel, a black church in Chicago, hosted a celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation. According to the Tribune's account, after Scripture was read and the choir sang, J. Stanley recited a poem he'd written for the...
WASHINGTON -- Leaders of a House committee probing BioWatch, the nation's troubled system for detecting biological attacks, complained Thursday that administration officials had blocked them from seeing documents held by two senior federal scientists...
The third season premiere of "Downton Abbey" was heralded by the sort of media blitz more in line with the Summer Olympics or a new Robert Downey Jr. franchise than anything appearing on PBS' "Masterpiece." The public television network hosted a red-...
May 17, 2013 |Story| Daily American
Apr 28, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 23, 2013 |Story| WDBJ7
Apr 1, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 25, 2013 |Column| Daily American
Mar 2, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 28, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 14, 2013 |Story| Daily American
Feb 6, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 3, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Feb 1, 2013 |Story| LAT - HOLD Archive
Jan 13, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Original site for Smallpox topic gallery.