A team at Nankai University “found a section of mutated genes that did not exist in SARS, but were similar to those found in HIV and Ebola.” Rresearchers say “its ability to bind with human cells could be up to 1,000 times as strong as the SARS virus.”
The CDC reports that 900 cases of mumps have been reported over the past year at immigrant detention centers in the US. What’s surprising is that several dozen workers have gotten sick, raising questions about the MMR vaccine.
There are many questions about accused billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The biggest may be why a federal prosecutor was told to cut a non-prosecution deal with Epstein in 2008 because he “belonged to intelligence.”
San Antonio officials were surprised when hundreds of illegal immigrants from Congo were dropped off in their city last week with hundreds more arriving soon. Who helped them get here, and why is the US admitting migrants from a country in the middle of an Ebola outbreak?
The Midwest is suffering through flooding of biblical proportions, and it may get worse. Experts worry that the Fort Peck Dam on the upper Missouri River could fail, which could devastate the country from Montana to Saint Louis.
The compromise budget proposal in Congress only gives the president $1.4 billion for a border wall, a quarter of what he requested, while sending $5.3 billion for border fencing to Israel, Jordan, and Ukraine.