1993 ..... Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) is a severe, sometimes fatal, respiratory disease in humans caused by infection with hantaviruses.   Anyone who comes into contact with rodents that carry hantaviruses is at risk of HPS. Rodent infestation in and around the home remains the primary risk for hantavirus exposure. Even healthy individuals are at… Continue reading Hantavirus

Spanish soldiers find elderly patients abandoned, dead in retirement homes

Weet wat om julle aangaan, weet waar en hoe dit met geliefdes gaan, veral oues van dae en ander wat versorgend is, daar is heelwat om hieroor uit te brei.   Tref reelings vir die "sluit" van strate , oues van dae besoek word of voedsel voor geneem word.   Om ou mense af te sonder is… Continue reading Spanish soldiers find elderly patients abandoned, dead in retirement homes

“Viruses” (EID) – Diseases

  Why are bats the reservoirs of so many EIDs? Bats have several unique features that may account for their importance in EID transmission and maintenance. Bats are the second largest order of mammals. Currently, there are ∼1,200 recognized bat species worldwide, accounting for approximately 25% of all mammalian species. The diversity of bat species alone,… Continue reading “Viruses” (EID) – Diseases