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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    America’s doomsday preppers see Ebola threat as opportunity to survive

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Huntsville Disease gives focus to US doomsday 'preppers', who have been patiently stockpiling, planning and preparing for calamity- any calamity Ebola, an opportunity ... who treated him at a Dallas, Texas hospital when he was dying and at his most contagious. Both nurses have been moved out of the state for treatment in hospitals equipped to treat Ebola ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1623076/americas-doomsday-preppers-see-ebola-threat-opportunity-survive
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US military bracing for warmed-up world, says defence chief Chuck Hagel

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... weapons-maintenance costs and repairs because of heat and dust. The report said troops could also be at greater risk of infectious diseases, which spread more rapidly in hotter temperatures. Hagel added ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1616481/us-military-bracing-warmed-world-says-defence-chief-chuck-hagel
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Secret Service chief quits over security breaches

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 09:26am by AP

    ... was the revelation that Obama was never briefed about an incident in which he rode in a lift with an armed security contractor during a visit to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1607476/us-secret-service-chief-quits-over-security-breaches
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Why Julia Pierson, first woman head of US Secret Service, felt she had to quit

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 06:08am by Bloomberg, AP

    ... place while the president was visiting Atlanta's Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, may have been the beginning of her unravelling, but it was compounded by another incident just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1609595/why-julia-pierson-first-woman-head-us-secret-service-felt-she-had-quit
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Armed man with criminal record was allowed into lift with Barack Obama

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 11:02pm by WASHPOST

    ... familiar with the handling of the case who spoke on condition of anonymity. The incident, which took place as Obama visited the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to discuss the US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1606716/armed-man-criminal-record-was-allowed-lift-barack-obama
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Activists urge US drug agency head Margaret Hamburg to quit over painkiller abuse

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:40pm by AP

    ... the last 20 years to an estimated 17,000 in 2011, the most recent year for which the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention reports figures. The CDC has called on doctors to limit their use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599746/activists-urge-us-drug-agency-head-margaret-hamburg-quit-over-painkiller
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Michael Farrell resigns after US CDC anthrax release mishap

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Anthrax release director resigns The director of a US government bio-terror laboratory that potentially exposed scores of workers to live anthrax last month has resigned, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said. Michael Farrell, head of the laboratory in Atlanta, had been reassigned from his position last month after the agency disclosed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558335/michael-farrell-resigns-after-us-cdc-anthrax-release-mishap
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hundreds more infectious germ samples found at lab near Washington

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... to these agents." The statement was released four hours after the chief of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Tom Frieden, finished his testimony at a House hearing, in which he admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555635/hundreds-more-infectious-germ-samples-found-lab-near-washington
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Zombies have taken over US shooting ranges, feeding on end-of-the-world craze

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:31am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... way, including a zombie apocalypse. As they say, if you can survive a zombie apocalypse, you can survive anything." Zombies have even become a metaphor for disease outbreaks and mass casualty attacks, with both the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Defence Department having used zombie hordes in training documents and simulations. A group of mathematics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1548098/zombies-have-taken-over-us-shooting-ranges-feeding-end-world-craze
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Fat camps offer 'pawlates' and 'doga' to help overweight pets slim down

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:33pm by AP

    ... problems, heart disease and decreased life expectancy, just like obese people, he said. Most luxury pet hotels and spas nationwide will customise a fitness programme for a pudgy dog or cat, but only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545756/fat-camps-offer-pawlates-and-doga-help-overweight-pets-slim-down

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