cross posting from my medical blog:
Is smallpox a new disease?
and if so, does this mean a similar epidemic could pop out from nowhere?
Bubonic plague: Not just for rats anymore.
Cat related outbreak in Idaho, and a PJMedia article about killing plague carrying squirrels in 1918.
Could CRSPR cure hemophilia? they are working on it.
The controversial Down's Syndrome video.
a discussion of the syndrome, with a small comment about Pearl Buck's daughter, who had PKU (a disease that now is screened for and prevented by diet restrictions).
We see cases in the Philippines after every typhoon or flood, where people wade through ankle deep dirty water.