(Reuters – September 27, 2012) – When Dr. Robert Haley spotted a dead blue jay lying in his neighbor’s driveway early this summer he became suspicious. When he saw another blue jay dead in the birdbath at his Dallas home the next morning, he knew it was a bad omen of disease. What he could … Read more
Florida Politic has featured stories about mosquitoes and mosquito-borne disease here, here, and here. We reported on Eastern Equine Encephalitis being detected in Alachua County here. Now, WJXT News in Jacksonville has reported that a Duval County woman has tested positive for West Nile Virus. Read about it at news4jax.com.
Florida Politic has featured articles about the possibility of mosquito swarms and mosquito-borne disease after tropical rains here, here, and here. On July, 16, 2012 the Gainesville Sun reported that Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been detected in Alachua County and the risk of transmission to humans and animals has increased. Citizens in the area are … Read more
For nearly a decade, the Florida Legislature, the nuclear industry, and Florida’s Public Service Commission have colluded to force electricity customers to pre-pay for new nuclear plants and repairs to plants that should be shuttered. But rising costs, public outrage, and the exposure of industry con-games may be putting an end to it all. Their … Read more
The recent Palm Beach Post article entitled “Worst TB outbreak in 20 years kept secret” featured a photo of a client at Jacksonville, Florida’s Clara White Mission. According to the article, it was in the soup kitchen of the mission where “a man with active, coughing TB was recently identified, leading to the discovery that … Read more