Don’t Get Sick From Your Thanksgiving This Year
Each year many families can come down with a bacterial infection from their Thanksgiving meal. Each year 48 million Americans get sick from a food borne illness sometime during the year. Don’t let that happen to you and your family this holiday season. Salmonella can be deadly. Check out the tips below to avoid getting sick from your turkey.
MERS Virus from a Camel Connection
The deadly MERS virus that started back in 2012 has killed 64 people and sickened over a hundred people. A man from Saudi Arabia got sick from the MERS Virus and his camel was found with the virus too. The health minister there called the discovery significant. This could be the missing link for finding the source and possibly a cure for this virus.
Food Additives May Aid in the Prevention of H7N9
Imagine eating food with additives that could aid in the prevention of catching the H7N9 deadly flu? Who would have thought about this as more people today who are concerned about their health are eating organic foods?
Researchers from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago have recently found a common food additive that can actually block the strain of of the H7N9 virus from infecting one’s healthy cells. The full report can be read at Plos One. The compound use is a common preservative found in foods.
Vibrio Vulnificus – Would You Know If You Had It?
If you love walking in the oceanwater on a warm day or evening you may want to read on. Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium that lives in warm seawater. An infection from V. vulnificus is a rare cause of disease. It also has been underreported over the years. It was little known until 2007. But just recently 31 in Florida has been infected from this disease. 9 people died in 2012 from vibrio vulnificus and 13 died from it in 2011.