Tag Archives: WHO

Forging An Identity

Something I came across this morning: Identity Politics Is Tearing Society Apart Forget the old battles between the left and the right. Welcome to the era of ‘identity politics,’ where loyalties are owed not to class or political party, but … Continue reading

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Yet Another Ebola Epidemic

Same as it ever was: Ebola spreads in Congo as treatment centers attacked and torched  Two violent attacks on treatment centers in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the last week have left the international aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières … Continue reading

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Health Headlines

Health headlines I found on Google news today: I found all these headlines somehow rather disturbing. The idea of health checks (first headline) bothers me these days, because in the past you used to go and tell doctors that you … Continue reading

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Why Am I Not Surprised?

Why am I not surprised? A “Perfect Storm” Surrounds One Of The Worst Ebola Outbreaks In History Right Now An Ebola outbreak that has been going on in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August is already one of the worst … Continue reading

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Crying Wolf Too Long

Via Roobeedoo a few days back: According to a World Health Organization doctor, a global pandemic is imminent, and no one will be prepared for it when it hits. Dr. Tedros Adhanom, director-general for WHO, has said that the next outbreak … Continue reading

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Dangerous Games

Hat Tip to Joe L for this latest piece of insanity: The World Health Organization is adding an unexpected disorder to its list of mental health conditions in 2018. Next year, people who play an excessive amount of video games … Continue reading

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No More Doctor’s Orders

What is the optimum size for a state? That rather Socratic question came to mind this morning as I considered the Catalonian crisis, which rumbled on over the weekend with approaching one million demonstrators on the streets of Barcelona. Eight … Continue reading

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