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Americans have long taken the wonders of medical science for granted, watching as disease after disease has been conquered with antibiotics, vaccines, better nutrition and pharmaceutical "miracle drugs." But today, the magic isn't working ? and something scary is happening.
Thanks to self-destructive "alternative lifestyles," out-of-control immigration, the overuse of antibiotics and other causes, long-"vanquished" illnesses are once again ravaging the U.S., puzzling scientists and terrifying millions of victims and their loved ones.
Originally posted by forestlady
What does it mean by "alternative lifestyles that are self-destructive"? That sounds a little biased.
And Leprosy's back? . . . didn't we cure that, along with TB and Pox? . .
A new case of leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, is diagnosed somewhere in the world every 60 seconds, but in the United States outbreaks remain rare. Only about 130 new cases are discovered each year, mostly among immigrants from areas such as Mexico, India or the Caribbean, where the disease is more widespread.
Climate change is exacerbating the spread of infectious diseases, according to new research.
Warming temperatures are causing organisms to migrate, Professor Paul Hunter told a conference in the UK.
In Europe, ocean swimmers have been infected with illnesses normally associated with warmer waters.