Pet Care

Ivie’s Story: From Equine Adoption to World Champion

It’s a familiar, feel-good fable: a young equestrian sees potential in an unlikely horse. Together, they overcome numerous challenges to achieve glory, inspiring all around them in the process. For one aspiring veterinarian and her adopted horse, Ivie, this story wasn’t a fairytale, but a reality. Finding Ivie Danielle K.’s lifelong love of horses fueled […]

Pet Care

Ivie’s Story: From Equine Adoption to World Champion

It’s a familiar, feel-good fable: a young equestrian sees potential in an unlikely horse. Together, they overcome numerous challenges to achieve glory, inspiring all around them in the process. For one aspiring veterinarian and her adopted horse, Ivie, this story wasn’t a fairytale, but a reality. Finding Ivie Danielle K.’s lifelong love of horses fueled […]

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As COVID rages, world risks losing TB gains

In the year since COVID-19 flipped the world on its head, diagnosis and treatment of another serious lung disease—tuberculosis—has plummeted, leaving experts fearful that progress in tackling that pandemic will be lost. Tuberculosis is treatable and easily diagnosed yet until COVID-19 emerged it was the world’s biggest infectious killer, leading to 1.4 million deaths each […]

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Warming World Could Alter West Nile Transmission in U.S.

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2020 — Climate change could give West Nile virus a boost in some areas of the United States, but reduce its spread in other regions, a new study suggests. The mosquito-borne virus spreads most efficiently in the United States at temperatures between 75.2 and 77 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a study published […]

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How coronavirus has spread across the world

On January 11, the first coronavirus death was officially recorded in China. Eight months after the identification of the disease that appeared in Wuhan in December 2019, the world is on the brink of recording one million deaths. 1,000 deaths in the first month The SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes the illness known as COVID-19 first […]

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Scientists around the world are already fighting the next pandemic

If a two-year-old child living in poverty in India or Bangladesh gets sick with a common bacterial infection, there is more than a 50% chance an antibiotic treatment will fail. Somehow the child has acquired an antibiotic resistant infection—even to drugs to which they may never have been exposed. How? Unfortunately, this child also lives […]

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As world cowers, China glimpses coronavirus aftermath

Restaurants are reopening, traffic and factories are stirring, and in one of the clearest signs yet that China is awakening from its coronavirus coma, the country’s “dancing aunties” are once again gathering in parks and squares. As the rest of the world runs for cover, China—where the virus first emerged—is moving, guardedly, in the opposite […]