Tag Archives: 2018

World AIDS Day 2018: Charlie Sheen, Freddie Mercury and Other Celebrities Who Had HIV/ AIDS

Celebrities who battled HIV Aids (Photo credits: Facebook) In 1981, a strange epidemic of pneumonia and cancer started spreading in gay men in the US. And nobody knew what was causing them. Initially named GRID (Gay Related Immune Deficiency), it was soon renamed to AIDS or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in 1982. Doctors realised that the… Read More »

2018 Surge In Measles In Europe And US Show Importance Of Herd Immunity

Pictured here is the measles virus, paramyxoviridae from the Morbillivirus family. (Photo by: BSIP/UIG via Getty Images)Getty This is what happens when you tell people to not get the measles vaccine without providing a viable alternative. In just the first 6 months of 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region had over 41,000 measles cases,… Read More »