Global & Disaster Medicine

Archive for May, 2019

Budapest: Cruise ship collidedes with and sinks a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists killing 7; 21 still missing


FBI’s Quick Look: 250 Active Shooter Incidents in the United States From 2000 to 2017

Active Shooter Map 1

Incidents per year 2000-2017

Active Shooter Incidents Casualties per year\

Active Shooter Incidents Casualty Breakdown Per Year

Active Shooter Incident Location Categories


5/29/1914: The Empress of Ireland, carrying 1,477 passengers and crew, collides with the Norwegian freighter Storstad in the gulf of Canada’s St. Lawrence River resulting in the drowning of over 1000 passengers and crew



From January 1 to May 24, 2019, 940 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 26 states.


2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Measles Cases 63 220 55 187 667 188 86 120 372 940

Texas lawmakers approved a bill that will allow licensed gun owners to carry handguns in public for up to a week following a natural disaster


“……According to a summary, bill supporters don’t want to be “forced to leave handguns behind in vehicles or homes, where they could be at risk from looters.”

The bill, which has the backing of the National Rifle Association, grants immunity to gun owners without conceal carry permits to keep their weapons with them when fleeing disaster areas……”

5/28/2010: 7 terrorists wielding guns, grenades and suicide vests stormed into two crowded Ahmadi Muslim mosques and opened fire, killing 94 victims and injuring more than 120.


Prison rioting in Brazil leaving scores dead


Dozen Japanese schoolgirls stabbed by middle-aged man outside Tokyo, two dead

Dayton after the tornadoes

Multiple Tornadoes Touch Down In Dayton, Ohio

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