Yet another E. coli outbreak in chopped salad kits has us wondering.
Hipsters ruined another thing.
Officials are still investigating the source of the infection, believed to be a norovirus.
In most parts of the world HIV infections and deaths from AIDS have been falling, but in Muslim-majority regions new HIV infections have been on the rise since 2001.
About 3,000 people who live in a garbage dump on the outskirts of the country's capital, Antananarivo, are still in close proximity to the pneumonic plague that began last August.
Local authorities in Roka, where 233 people have recently tested positive for HIV, blame an unlicensed doctor who may have spread the disease by using dirty needles.
Although taking people to the giant icy hunk of land at the bottom of the world brings attention and awareness to the area's environmental issues, there are risks involved for the continent's avian inhabitants.
"I wouldn’t say I was brave. Or, maybe it is bravery, but the most important thing in my mind is to look objectively at the risks and decide whether or not you think you could help."
It's become a sort of annual ritual for Americans to go wild over the possibility that an exotic, lethal illness might spread from Africa or Southeast Asia to their own backyard.