Global & Disaster Medicine

Archive for July, 2019

Weather systems

National Weather Outlook

Central Great Lakes sector loop

Northeast sector loop

7/31/1715: A hurricane strikes the east coast of Florida, sinking 10 Spanish treasure ships and killing nearly 1,000 people


A roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including women and children


Hong Kong: What next?


“…..Key Points
  • Protests continue to roil Hong Kong as demonstrators clash with police and call for full democracy and autonomy in the city.
  • According to one think tank expert, the most likely outcome of the demonstrations will be for authorities to wait out the protests, arrest rally leaders and “slowly bring the city back to order.”
  • It’s also possible, although less likely, that Beijing could send in its military — or that it could acquiesce to some protester demands……”

The Philippines is experiencing an alarming dengue outbreak with more than 115,000 cases reported since the beginning of the year with 491 deaths, 30 per cent of them children between the ages of 5 and 9.


Erick and Flossie

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A fight between rival gangs in a prison in northern Brazil left at least 52 inmates dead


“….Yet those who knew Legan’s family say they would’ve had no suspicion a mass shooter had been in their midst….”

At least 4 are dead (including gunman), including a 6-year-old boy, and 11 more have been injured


Breaking news: Active shooter at Gilroy Garlic Festival in California


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