35 Burst results for "Encephalitis"
"encephalitis" Discussed on UnInfluenced
"Some dumb ass dealers trying to market up c. sixty three s fucking three and four c. Sixty three. that's a bad as people want to budget cargo. Get you a c. sixty three s. What you can really do. Which i just found out if you can find someone like me that changed the turbos on your the gt ours and you put those turbos in in pick them up for about three four grand. Those turbos are actually like upgrading to an aftermarket turbo. And it's all plug and play and you can go kick the shit out of people. Yeah yeah new. New turbos tuned down. Pipe in mouth and ac- sixty three in your fucking stopping almost everything out there for you know under one hundred thousand dollars. Yeah which isn't bad at all. Yeah i mean not for that performance. One hundred thousand dollars is a lot of money for a vehicle not as about it But especially if it's one that's not your primary driver. That's you know you're getting you to to work or to to whatever if it's one that you're just having fun but if if you're at that point where you're looking for a car that's just to enjoy the obviously monetarily like you're in a better spot than living paycheck to paycheck me now and there's obviously tiers of of Performance levels that are gonna cost. You know to me. It's there's a sub six figures. There's the six multi six-figure and then there's the million plus hypercard stuff that the very very few people are ever going to be able to afford but yeah one day one day one day on that magic fucking list so the next one i got and this one could turn into something crazy. So don't let me forget that i got up. Bring up dogs. Hold onto your hats okay. I'm brought this up yesterday. And we kinda got into it. And i was like i'm gonna stop asking questions because this would be a great thing to talk about on the show dogs on the military forcing people to take vaccines. That is a good one. Yeah well i mean so to me. It's it's pretty simple actually had a I don't know if you'd call it a family friend. Somebody where their son Went went into the seal Pipeline Here just over the over spring Timeframe and i met with him like a year and a half ago Wouldn't said i mentored him. I mean i just talked to a couple of times and and gave him some advice. And his family linked up and blah blah blah anyway They reached out to me asking base. It same thing like you know hey. Is there any way to you know. Avoid or does he have any course of action where he doesn't have to take it on. The short answer is not really With the military you know you can have your thoughts on it. And i do and i think you should be given the option. You know what i think is that yes. I think you know if you volunteer to put your life on the line for this country you should have the autonomy in the in the personal freedom of choice to say no. I don't want that for a lot of things. Not just a corona vaccine You know for for anything like that. they should make it mandatory. I can tell you from personal experience before we went into iraq and before every deployment fucking human pin cushion got. Should i have no idea what the fuck they gave me You know before. Going to to the philippines and you know eating bats and shut out of the jungle. I mean they'd give you all sorts of japanese encephalitis fucking shots and tetanus fucking. We got anthrax shots smallpox before we went into iraq and and You know. I wasn't at that time. I i didn't really pay attention. Really give a shit. I just kind of like. That's what that's what you have to do. Whatever but my point is is in the military. That's kind of the deal. Is that just like when you sign up for instagram An instagram account as an example. Is that you cannot like their their rules. you cannot like you know the Fucking nineteen paragraphs that they make you read for terms and conditions and sign off on when you sign up for there. But that's that's the reality of it is that you know. See people getting platform shutdown in bitching about freedom of speech and and all this and while. Hey that that does suck. Here's the deal. Is that you know somebody created that platform and you signed up for it. You know so if your business relies on that platform to make money and and you're pushing the envelope. Now fetch your brand. And that's how you make your living fine but that's also that's part of how that works i mean. Can trump got banned for christ's sake is the president. Yeah but these are by platforms that somebody started. You know no different than like. This is a much obviously a fraction of percentage of comparison but but the principle is the exact same as that. I have my online training program. There's forums in there right People have the ability to message each other But on these forums like if somebody starts talking shit nonstop or you know lying or or causing trouble whether it's about me and another person just being a total asshole like. There's probably gonna come a point where i'm going to say okay. We'll fuck this guy. Now that's not happened but the potential is there. And i can see in like if it got to the point where like somebody is is constantly being pain in my ass. I may say okay. We'll fucking get rid of that guy then but but my point is is that legally you can do that. You know. I haven't done that but And like i have no desire to read people's messages. But i tell you right now. Facebook instagram like there are troves.
"encephalitis" Discussed on Unexplained Mysteries
"Somewhere in there active psyche neurologist noticed that some stimuli like a dinner bell or a fire alarm seemed to jolt the otherwise catatonic patient into a brief moment of consciousness and alertness for a second. They seemed aware of their surroundings and even smiled but the moment would quickly pass and the patient would return to their sleep as if nothing had changed. Doctors had no treatment for these catatonic patients so they were sent to mental asylums nursing homes and other long term care facilities to live out their days. Many of these survivors were children or young adults seemingly condemned to spend decades trapped inside a body they no longer controlled with so many long-term effects epidemiologists and neurologists continued to study encephalitis lethargic long after the nineteen twenties pan-demic if it ever returned they wanted to know how to stop it. There were multiple schools of thought about the diseases origins. Some doctors believed it was caused by some sort of virus like influenza but there were numerous cases where only one member of a large close knit family. Came down with encephalitis lethargic. Ah this implied that the sickness wasn't very contagious. In point into a different. 'cause bacteria dr e c rosenello of the mayo foundation was convinced that the bacteria streptococcus was the cause of encephalitis lethargic. To treat the disease. He came up with an extreme treatment. He believed that the bacteria infected teeth and gums specifically so he removed all the patients teeth. He hoped that getting rid of the teeth would eliminate the bacteria from the mouth and allow his patience to recover unfortunately then was no evidence. This procedure worked. There was a third possibility and it was another virus. Herpes one of the most common forms of encephalitis was caused by herpes simplex virus. So many doctors surmised that this strange new form of encephalitis had the same cause in the final years of the nineteen twenties. Doctors developed vaccines based on each of these three hypotheses. An unknown virus bacteria and herpes. Sadly none were successful in treating. Post encephalitis parkinson. Ism to make matters. Worse funding for research. Dwindled william mathis in one of the most prominent benefactors of encephalitis research into survivor of the sickness died in nineteen thirty. Meanwhile the doctors who studied the encephalitis lethargic epidemic reached the end of their careers. Constantin von economy died in nineteen thirty-one one while frederick till ni battled health issues before dying in nineteen thirty eight by the end of the nineteen thirties. There were approximately fifty thousand people in the united states. Suffering from chronic. Post encephalitis parkinson ism. They were confined to nursing homes and mental asylums. Their disease overshadowed by two world wars the great depression and other pandemics. These survivors were written off as unreachable in helpless even by most of the doctors caring for them in the late nineteen sixties fifty years after the epidemic. A young doctor named oliver sacks realized that those survivors weren't helpless or brain did their personalities. Were still alive. Locked inside a frozen body and dr sex was determined to set them. free thanks. Again for tuning into unexplained mysteries will be back next time with part two of the sleeping pandemic for more information on the sleeping sickness among the many sources we used we found asleep. The forgotten epidemic. That remains one of medicine's greatest mysteries by molly. Caldwell crosby to be extremely helpful to our research you can find all episodes of unexplained mysteries and all others spotify originals from podcast for free on spotify. See you next time and remember never take we. Don't no for an answer. Unexplained mysteries a spotify. Original from podcast. It is executive produced by max and ron cutler. Sound design by dick schroeder with production assistance by ron shapiro trent williamson carly madden and travis clark. This episode of unexplained mysteries was written by ryan lee with writing assistance by andrew. Messer and connor samson fact checking by car maker. Lean and research by bradley klein. Unexplained mystery stars molly brandenburg and richard rosner..
Mosquito-borne Encephalitis Virus Outbreak Enters 3rd Year
"May not be as severe as the threat of covid. But in a pre pandemic world, mosquitoes were the things to worry about. Just take a look back at 2019. That was an unprecedented year for the mosquito borne virus, infecting 12 people and killing three. We have not had that many cases in one year since the 50 that state epidemiologist Dr Kathryn Brown, and she says that we're still getting through a three year outbreak of Tripoli 2019 sinister than the first year of one of our three Your outbreak cycles and 2020 activity was also high. So we are planning for 2021 could be the third year of our outbreak by Paul the state began trapping and testing mosquitoes last week. Tim Don WBZ
Pfizer vaccine allergic reaction puts Mexican doctor in ICU
"A doctor in northern Mexico had such a severe allergic reaction to the Fizer coronavirus vaccine that she remained hospitalized in intensive care Saturday the Mexican health ministry says she was in stable condition and being treated with steroids and anti convulsant medication the thirty two year old doctor suffered difficulty breathing brain inflammation and convulsions a half hour after getting the vaccination they say she did have a known allergy to an anti biotic medication trimethoprim soulful methoxy Zoll the reaction occurred at a hospital in the northern state of Nuevo Leon and included a ration weakness the ministry says it was apparently the first known case of brain inflammation or encephalitis after receiving the vaccination I'm Julie Walker
Boy's death led to detection of brain-eating amoeba in water
"In lakes and Rivers has turned up in a Texas counties water supply, and it's claimed the life of a little boy a disaster declaration for more than 300,000 Texans after a six year old boy died from a brain eating amoeba found in Lake Jackson's water supply that first head CT that they did on him did show The brain swelling. Zion McIntyre first complained of a headache. Weeks later he was dead. I'm Angry and upset and sad and heartbroken his death, sparking a week's long investigation, concluding that Josiah contracted the deadly amoeba often found in warm water and a neighborhood splash pad or from a water hosts. Statistically. What happened to Josiah is extremely rare there only than 34 cases of free living comedic encephalitis over nine or 10 year period. Still, parents warned to be careful about their kids swimming and bathing. It's not about drinking water. It's about avoiding activities where the water goes into the nose, like Jackson's mayor tells us he simply doesn't know when the water will be safe and is asking people they're to be patient until this is resolved and reporting on that story, ABC Zelman Lopez come on his time 11 13
Texas boy's death led to detection of brain-eating amoeba in water
"Turned up in a Texas counties, water supply and Claimed the life of a young boy a disaster declaration for more than 300,000 Texans after a six year old boy died from a brain eating amoeba found in Lake Jackson's water supply that first head CT that they did on him did show The brain swelling. Zion McIntyre first complained of a headache. Weeks later he was dead. I'm Angry and upset and sad and heartbroken his death, sparking a week's long investigation. Concluding that Jews, Iet contracted the deadly amoeba often found in warm water and a neighborhood splash pad or from a water hosts. Statistically. What happened to Josiah is extremely rare there only than 34 cases of free living comedic encephalitis over nine or 10 year period. Still, parents warned to be careful about their kids swimming and bathing. It's not about drinking water. It's about avoiding activities where the water goes into the nose, like Jackson's mayor tells us he simply doesn't know when the water will be safe and is asking people they're to be patient until this is resolved. That's ABC Selwyn Lopez to public health crises in one
Boston - Woman Becomes Second EEE Case In Massachusetts This Year
"A second case of Tripoli in the Bay State found in western Massachusetts and Hampden County. Ah, woman in her sixties infected with the disease state announcing it is raising the risk level of Tripoli to critical In Wilbraham, the first reported case of Tripoli was a boy in Middleborough. Last year, there were 12 reported cases of eastern equine encephalitis. Six
West Nile Virus Detected In Boston Mosquitoes For First Time This Year
"That's 6 46 this just into the W B Z newsroom. BOSTON public health officials say. West Nile virus has been found in mosquitoes collected from Boston's Brighton neighborhood. This is the first time this year the virus has been found in the city's limits to mosquito samples from nearby Belmont tested positive last week for West Nile. So far, there have not been any reported cases of either West Nile virus, or Tripoli. Eastern equine encephalitis Inhumans here in Massachusetts. Now in 2019 there were no human cases of West Nile and Boston. But back in 2018 7 people in Boston were diagnosed with West Nile. So again from Boston Public Health tonight. West Nile
The Medical World Of The Flu Epidemic of 1918
"We start though we should talk a little bit about what the world of medicine and what public health were like in nineteen eighteen. So in many parts of the world nations hadn't really standardized or regulated what was required for persons who call themselves a doctor so people practice medicine with all kinds of different credentials or with no credentials and patent medicines. Which really didn't have any medical value and were mostly alcohol and laudanum. Most of the time. We're still pretty prevalent. There was a lot of stuff floating around that was just not legitimate for treating anything and at this point. Alexander Fleming had not yet discovered penicillin. That was still a decade away in its use as a drug was even further out than land so penicillin wouldn't have helped the flu since influenza is a virus and penicillin kills bacteria but it might have helped some of the people who wound up with bacterial pneumonia after contracting the flu. And this is more just to sort of point out a milestone of where we were in medicine when this flu epidemic was happening. Yep So in spite of some of these things that we think of as basics today like requiring people to be trained to call themselves doctors and antibiotics and things like that things had really advanced a lot in the world of medicine over the past century before the epidemic started most parts of the industrialized world at this point had understood and accepted the germ theory of disease. So at this point pretty much everyone was on the same page in most places that germs cause disease and doctors had also figured out exactly which germs caused a number of diseases including Turkey losses. Malaria and cholera the idea of a reportable disease or one. So dangerous that all cases of it needed to be reported to government authorities also existed but even though there had been another serious flu epidemic a couple of decades before influenza wasn't really reportable in most places until this particular epidemic had gotten dyer and at that point it was too late for warning the government to do really any good. Yeah what they already knew. There was a big problem by the time people were able to start saying. Hey there is a big problem. Vaccines also existed. There was a vaccine for smallpox. There is a vaccine for rabies vaccines. Were also in the works and people really thought as the as the epidemic going a vaccine for the flu was just around the corner as we talked about in the encephalitis lethargic episode. Though figuring out how to make a vaccine for a disease when you don't know what's causing the disease is really hard and not only. The doctors not know what was causing the flu. They also had it pinned on a completely different germ. They thought it had a totally different. 'cause than it really did. Have so at the start of the epidemic the purported culprit for the flu was a bacterium that had been named Pfeiffer SPEC syllabus after its discoverer who was a German scientist named Robert Friedrich Pfeiffer and he made the connection between his back Sylla's and the flu but he hadn't really proved this connection and as the epidemic wore on it became abundantly clear that pfeiffer was wrong the back Sylla's he discovered was not present insect patient's and deliberately exposing people to it didn't give them the flu so even though an international team was dedicated to trying to create a vaccine none of their work proved effective and it I They were after the wrong germ and then they didn't have a good starting point. So all of this together combines to mean that when the flu turn really deadly in nineteen eighteen. There was not much that legitimate doctors could do for their patients besides to keep them in bed and keep them as sped hydrated and comfortable as possible the most most of the things that have any efficacy at all where about prevention which basically involved keeping the sick people quarantined and trying to educate people about how to keep themselves from being exposed and doctors knew that the flu has spread by coughing and sneezing so they gave the common sense advice about covering your nose and mouth and staying away from people who were coughing and sneezing. Oh and also telling people not to spit on the ground. So don't spit on the ground. Please you know their debates over whether that's a civil way to behave in general but Sick people don't know spitting it's gross and spreads illness so they're also a lot of public health campaigns that we're trying to get people who were sick to stay at home which probably sounds kind of familiar to win. There's a big flu outbreak today. They especially. We're trying to educate people who were sick to get them to stay away from crowds and businesses. Got It on the deal to try and to warn people who were ill to go home so assigned at one theater in Chicago. Red Influenza frequently complicated with pneumonia is prevalent at this time throughout America. This theater is cooperating with the Department of Health. You must do the same if you have a cold and are coughing and sneezing. Do not enter this theater and then in all capital letters go home and go to bed until you are well. That seems wise. Not all of the advice on prevention with sound though many people in public health recommended that people wear masks and some places even required that mask be worn by law. But this was in fact not effective. Your masks are kind of effective when there's bacteria involved but when it's a virus the viruses are just too
Former Democratic Senator Kay Hagan of North Carolina dies at age 66
"Former North Carolina senator Kay Hagan has died at the age of sixty six N. P. R.'s Jessica Taylor reports the Democrats health had declined in recent years he was first elected to the Senate in two thousand eight by defeating Republican incumbent Elizabeth dole but she lost reelection to Tom tell us in twenty fourteen as Republicans won the Senate majority after leaving office she was diagnosed in twenty sixteen with a rare tick borne encephalitis virus the brain inflammation disease affected her speech and physical abilities in her final years he can came from a political family her dad a mayor of Lakeland Florida your uncle was Florida democratic senator Lawton Childs after law school in North Carolina she became politically active there and was elected to the state Senate in nineteen ninety eight her family said in a statement that they were honored to share Hagen with the people of North Carolina and that they would quote miss her humor and spirit is the hub of our family Jessica Taylor NPR news
"encephalitis" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Vaccination in December to be protected for the forthcoming season or in September depending on the find videos and then we anticipate right now one booster after a year so it seemed to chop and they're out there week backed date the individual I keep protected for three years before they need another poster so this is that the current development plan and development okay how effective are the tests so far well I mean P. we opt for first of all he we have basic awhile back being on a mode of action that was proven in the past and you know for me that they want the vaccine against Lyme disease in the United States in the late nineties that was pulled off the market for a variety of reasons and they're outlined the need for talks and that the mode of action is basically that dead yeah you you back the Nate human being there and the U. men generate I'm people at ease which directing Eric directed against an antigen outer surface protein from boy yeah and then basically when when your clock with thought I'd be body is being stalked by a detect during feeding then these are the bodies killed the corporate side so with the with the the nine or eighty are in the midst kind of the take so when the tickets at the creek back to you add those are not infected because many people don't know that the infection that's not a crow and it back block the infection a chorus when they give off the witness to creep back and it is out of acting work so that's why we have so the mode of action is when the suit and thus far we have attended for immunogenicity so we have to look at you know is directed into it using enough either it directly in introducing a lot generating antibodies against the the he retired and everything looks good so far but again as I mentioned earlier we still have to goals will not skate Peter because he tries which we anticipate to start if everything goes well the year after next which he said during the peak season with a lot in a large population we anticipate around ten thousand people both in you act as well as in Europe way out in the season we had to act four find it difficult how does someone sign up for the study if they wanted to well I mean we will we will times will all work by the painter basically communicate that this study is ongoing and school our contract research organization and their respective study center people would have done that the possibility to sign up what is the name of the actual vaccine right now we have only a technical name because VLA fifteen box that we are in the process of giving you the proper treatment and you said it's it would you expect it to be effective for about three years each after the booster yes okay hello your company's interesting Val neighbor it's a biotech company develops and commercializes vaccines for diseases with major unmet needs and you have other vaccinations you developing and you also have a vaccine to successful vaccines for travel is one of those vaccines yes all you had to write the mentioned we are small company but we are fully integrated company we do from research tool paid the entire portfolio we have to travel it back beats one to call because yeah I will it is that either the vaccine again that happened even thought I did which is a very he be here by would be these prevalent in Southeast Asia so and and and dissect the Nate that is well adopted by U. S. travelers they're going to Southeast Asia as well as the the United States the military for the department of defense will use this vaccine for solitary or or dependence that the clients to Southeast Asia yeah the vaccine that we are did we having a local must put forty was quick to call I did that back beat against that against Colorado and you take a corner up being the most see beer at a cura costing diary I'd you take the most common you need for you take their out and deleted based on on on the country where it is where its residents we taken off and in terms of development we have besides the one I'm exceed we have a we have another victim and development against you can we are checking when you guys that most people prefer to do these delight at Japanese encephalitis all the mosquitoes like takes affect your don't know you may do you mean transmission box but of course like the transmission and this and this you can call me it's it's something that is Heidi prevalent and doing them in in for competence I India America we see outbreaks okay and from time to time and we are developing your vaccine against it good yeah which we are currently developing only in the United States and for the United States and index day Olympic in most advanced make feed we have a vaccine against the tea Cup virus also in development as well as the back the candidate again that he can defeat today which is one of the most severe hospital acquired infections that day we an infection so all in all a very exciting but for you'll I was a common theme around vector transmission and and we are very glad that we are being given the possibility to to advance magazine in now we have a very high I met with you could meet in order to make a change to people plus okay this next question is kind of abstract and tough for me to ask me I understand of course when you have something how you tested but how do you get when you start from scratch when you start from zero start from nothing how do you start how do you find the vaccine what what's the very initial steps yes it is that it's it's it's a question that we are getting Colby most often it it's like with all had to put new already in that if it's easy it's stop with night here and I think the the the the I would say the idea are affected nation is more than a hundred years old and have backed the nation all by you know all kind of discussions around their neck the nation has proven to be the most efficient house economic early intervention worldwide globally so you start at the the idea here is if they are you know you'll you give you give it back it and he said do you mind body produces antibodies those are the bodies direct again the path of ten and protect you so this is and then the only question is you know how can you find an agent against certain target and endemic proctored approaches how to do this by in addition this tactic to get approaches how to do it spot in general there also you know a lot of baggage globally work on that and and you know do you and and we call by indication for example we do not have we cannot afford a Eugene house research team so which means we decide on any indication we work on we would like to work on and then we screen worldwide for academic groups who are specialized in this sector and look on which approaches they are working and whether we have a chance to collaborate and this is how we entered into the if you don't mind if it's how we entered into a feat of technical yeah and that's typically how we do it that is very interesting without both before you go what was wrong with the what was it line rex the nineteen ninety eight vaccine over the side effects and with the with the problems well first of all it's it's a it's a cop to comment on their competitor product but I would say when we tell it's just look at the fact of course it was a different we we were talking different times yeah right I mean we are talking more than twenty years ago line that the number of confirmed nine cases was relatively small ally and what's not considered a major problem and the vaccine itself will compete at make the point to be for you please whatsoever when people go out of a you know there was not at fault I would say acceptance for did need a flying back the nation what a community key opinion leaders ended without it also in effect the not having really had a recommendation for vaccination you know when it comes to and and then you know basically their effect in could not be really told them they were going to be a big market and finally defeated that the company took it off the market I mean in terms of all the concern that we acted cost around safety I mean you know that and and everyone can read that yet there was apocalypse rate by an academic loop that that this vaccine works and use some level of side effect bought off the with the same group heads to pollute dates the dates that put that off again because there was absolutely no evidence that any application in the vaccination and any side effects and there were a so called me after the ban by the FDA and and review that's one of the top but it was too late because at the time it had already resulted in there I would say commercial vehicle and this is why I wasn't brought back again Thomas thank you so very much Thomas Lingle back CEO of bell neighbor a really interesting company are you are we talking to us Austria in Austrian now to date I think they you know what yeah I am done I'm I live in Austria also we are very international company as you know with the but insignificant footprints at in North America so you acting kind of that but I am calling home based in Austria thank you so very much for talking about the the vaccine.
Mosquito-borne EEE kills another Massachusetts resident; man remembered for 'huge giving heart'
"I thought man has been named the third person to die in eastern equine encephalitis Massachusetts the Herald news says Scott Mazda contracted the mosquito borne illness over a month ago and died on Friday my husband was arraigned in need of it was said to have been in his fifties according to the department of public health there's been twelve confirmed human cases of Tripoli in Massachusetts in twenty nineteen in August a fifty nine year old fair haven woman died after contracting the disease the deadly virus stills Rochester Minn in a
"encephalitis" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI
"Richard Gordon junior. Gordo Richard born junior was a NASA astronaut walk in space on German I eleven in nineteen sixty six orbited the moon on Apollo twelve in nineteen sixty nine every birthday little Stevie Miller. take the money and run Steve Miller today is seventy six. Nikki from Greece before that he was we learned on taxi actor Jeff Conaway born nineteen fifty died two thousand eleven it was not from a drug overdose it was aspiration pneumonia and encephalitis fee which were attributable to previous drug overdoses birthday Sunday the man we called bomb. H. R. bomb bright oil real estate ranging banking football team owner of the Dallas Cowboys passed away in two thousand four born on this day in sorrow skews me on Sunday San Antonio Texas went to macarthur high school played at Trinity university and played in four World Series to with the Mets to with the Dodgers my friend Jerry grow tea today turns or Sunday turned seventy seven and last and least every birthday Sunday to Kevin Cronin. started our ride the storm out Golden country and look what they left us with well.
Mosquitoes On The Scent
"What's let's smell. Do you like it. It's my new citronella perfume. Miss Submit role strong good. I'm ready to do anything to keep those nasty mosquitoes at bay. Did you know that some mosquitoes carry diseases like encephalitis. West Nile Dangi and yellow fever and malaria. Maybe having snow isn't all you need to be doing. Site is known for over half century that mosquito species are attracted to carbon dioxide heat and moisture any warm-blooded species produces those three things since that time researchers have been trying to figure out what specific odors in humans attract disease-carrying species. She's so you're saying I need to get rid of a spell yes take. West Nile virus for example according to the CDC West Nile virus is is the leading cause of mosquito borne disease in the continental United States scientists studying mosquito culex quinquefasciatus did research to figure out why it feeds on humans as well as other host species downtown me. It's the smell you guessed it. Mosquitoes smell whether antennas and this two legs mosquito has a special sensitivity to a chemical called mono produced by both birds and humans when scientists bathing mosquito traps for the the combination of nominal and carbon dioxide. They were capturing over two thousand mosquitoes a night that was fifty percent more than with carbon dioxide alone. That's great. Where can I get. Some traps are selling any traps yet but you might wanna cut back on the perfume Yale. I think you're keeping more award mosquitoes. Had this moment of science comes from Indiana University. I'm Ya Cassandra and armed don glass.
Michigan to fight deadly mosquito virus with aerial spraying
"State and local health departments will conduct aerial spraying for E. ET eastern equine encephalitis rare mosquito borne virus that has killed three people the aerial spraying will be conducted in lapierre county and thirteen other counties mostly in southwestern Michigan tomorrow weather permitting the virus has been confirmed in nine people three were fatalities in six counties in southwest Michigan Massachusetts and Rhode Island have already conducted aerial
Eastern equine encephalitis: 2 more infected in NJ
"Two new cases of eastern equine encephalitis were confirmed this week in mosquitoes tested positive for the virus at joint base McGuire Dix Lakehurst as well it can cause fatal swelling of the brain killing about a third of the patients infected and doctors say even those who survive can suffer ongoing neurological problems there been three human cases confirmed in the garden state so far this year in Atlantic Somerset and union counties twenty human cases of Tripoli have been reported in the U. S. across six states including Connecticut and New York deaths have been attributed to the virus in Michigan Massachusetts and Rhode
"encephalitis" Discussed on WTVN
"Comes to talk news radio six ten WTVN some new worry about especially if you're out in the evening like right at dusk eastern equine encephalitis I know of in Michigan this morning the department of health and Human Services to selling residents to stay indoors at dusk we have mosquito borne illnesses like the four cases two of the cases have been deadly so a lot of times you know you'll hear a phrase you go eastern equine encephalitis you think it's just about horses not the case human cases for sure there have been nine horses and five deer killed by the disease Massachusetts. thirty nine confirmed human cases of the E. in the latest outbreak so I don't know that we had any reports of that in Ohio yet but you know when you see a Massachusetts and now in the Michigan it's very mobile I know it's something that the quarter horse Congress. you know they come to town every year and just does gang buster business it's a fascinating place to go and just see how you know horse people handle things in big trucks and millionaires row and all that stuff something that's big time on their radar and I don't know if it can go animal to animal or if it's just a mosquito borne thing but it's got the attention of a lot of health departments so there's the update in fact there are a couple of places I think Michigan is one of them. local governments state health officials are Askey asking them to bar evening outdoor activities you know like a sporting events concerts things like that it's that serious so we'll keep an eye on it if it makes the jump to Ohio will get you up to speed American Airlines mechanic authorities say seven ties the jetliner by tampering with the plane's nav system right before take off yesterday for bail denied to. authorities say he had an ISIS propaganda video showing graphic murders on his cell phone authorities in Miami have charged Abdul Majeed Maruf I've met a lonely with one count of willfully damaging destroying a disabling an aircraft earlier this month. now what's weird about it to me he initially told investigators he was frustrated with the union dispute wanted more overtime. so I mean he that's one way to get more working you know to jeopardize people on the plane well I would suggest side hustle. if you're not getting enough that your main gig get a secondary job make more money that way rather than risking other people's lives because you're not making enough money. so whether he's a terrorist or not don't know. but clearly. judgments a little lacking. on his part president trump defending his defense of our response to around rather saying his administration is going up things the smart way when face was hearing criticism made by former national security adviser John Bolton. he said now with all that being said that may be a very powerful attack. so people pressed him on that he says I'm not saying anything more president spoke to reporters after during a section of border wall south of San Diego where you got a chance to inspect was been put up secretary state Mike Pompeii ill call me attack on Saudi Arabia's oil installation an act of war against the kingdom by Iran Saudi displaying missile and drone wreckage citing other evidence they say shows the raid was unquestionably sponsored by Iran we talked to our our main bills in for earlier this morning and he says that's carefully worded. you know if they come out and say it was a ran it's a different thing but when they say sponsored by Iran there's a little bit of distance and give them a little more time to decide what they want to do we know the president is acting treasury secretary Stephen new chin to ramp.
Officials are urging people to cancel outdoor events in states affected by deadly mosquito-borne illness
"Mosquito borne illness kills five people from Michigan to Massachusetts in the worst outbreak of eastern equine encephalitis in a decade health officials are advising counties they cancel outdoor events at dusk like concerts and sports practices when Miskito threat there were ABC's Ryan borough says nearly a third of Tripoli cases in humans are fatal once it reaches the brain it's deadly the
"encephalitis" Discussed on The Energy Gang
"I think it's it's going to be looked looked back upon as a big shift in global thinking around oil and our dependency on it Leah Your Free Electron we'll just to add to Catherine's before I say my own of course there's big strikes happening on Friday. I'm going to be in New York to tune burgas striking but all around the world they're you're young people striking on Friday which is very exciting. my own free electron is that I have bizarrely started a book club on twitter about climate change. I don't know why did at that but I did and I just finished the second book yesterday over story by Richard Powers which I don't know if people have read but it is amazing. I mean it's about sort of activism. Climate Change Trees Science. It's just unbelievably compelling reading for the changing climate and we're GONNA be talking about that day. This podcast comes out on September eighteenth on twitter and then the next one we're doing is on October. Second and it's Beena Venkataraman new book called the Optimists Telescope and I'm very excited to dig into that as well so yeah. I'm just reading a bunch of climate books because clearly I I have no life outside of climate change so I decided that I would just read more books but people want to get involved. They can just basically join. Join the conversation on twitter. I love your providing a very important public service for all of us. Definitely GonNA check that out. I was going to go outside this this weekend. Go hike around the woods and before I did that though I had to go check out the Department of Health in Massachusetts to see where they are spraying for mosquitoes because we are having a major breakout of eastern equine encephalitis this is really dangerous disease that unfortunately unfortunately it can affect infants greatly and I have an infant and so when we go out in the woods. We have to be careful about where we're going because we've had a bunch of people here in Massachusetts died this this year this is the kind of thing that you see in a world with a changing.
Four people diagnosed with West Nile virus in NY
"Health officials have confirmed for cases of west Nile virus in queens Staten Island and Brooklyn they're the first cases of the mosquito borne virus reported so far this season two people are hospitalized into a bin discharge people over fifty in those who have weakened immune systems are especially vulnerable to the virus which can cause meningitis encephalitis and muscle
2 new cases of EEE include 5-year-old girl, woman
"There are two new human cases of Easter neckline encephalitis in Massachusetts including a five year old girl and a woman in her sixties WBZ TV is Katie brace has details one of the two new cases of Tripoli is a five year old girl here in Sunbury who
DEM detects EEE in Westerly; Central Falls cancels dance, moves sports indoors
"Island the state department of environmental management is reporting the presence of eastern equine encephalitis virus in westerly it's a horse tested positive there August twenty fourth also noting a mosquito sample board westerly has yielded trouble II caring pass in central falls were the first to positive samples originated visuals now announcing the cancellation of an outdoor event tonight the moving of several others to indoor areas many area high schools also asking athletic practices to be earlier in the day meanwhile in central Massachusetts public health officials are warning more towns of critical risk of Tripoli now twenty eight communities overall in the state and critical Rask attacks the brain kills almost a third of those who
"encephalitis" Discussed on No Agenda
"That's their fault pretty lame and anyway so we're in danger of losing our measles measles easel radical status on the world stage to not quite sure what that is an embarrassment to who to the country. I didn't even know it existed. I don't i don't know which body does this. I'm sorry that clip is on here -able for you very very interesting that they did that. Monot it before you yeah. I didn't catch it. I didn't catch. I didn't catch i would've i was dealing with the microsoft monday. Tell you so we're talking about diseases. Go to the mosquito report no boy now. What more than past tonight some mosquitoes from the mid west to the east east coast are carrying a virus that can kill people in days spreading across wet warm regions were mosquitoes thrive eastern equine encephalitis or triple tripoli is being detected at an alarming rate her brain trying to heal itself and she can't do anything until that happens fourteen year old savannah to heart art is one of three suspected cases in michigan then probably the worst time in my life. I watched my daughter checkout while extremely rare tripoli's incredibly deadly a mortality rate of thirty percent with no vaccine the virus targets the central nervous system causing swelling of the brain rain mother and wife. Lori sylvia died over the weekend the fourth confirmed case of tripoli in massachusetts. This is one of the most deadly mosquito borne infections actions with nearly thirty communities now at critical risk in the state tonight. Health officials.
What to know about deadly mosquito-borne illness Eastern equine encephalitis
"Than past tonight some mosquitoes from the mid west to the east east coast are carrying a virus that can kill people in days spreading across wet warm regions were mosquitoes thrive eastern equine encephalitis or triple tripoli is being detected at an alarming rate her brain trying to heal itself and she can't do anything until that happens fourteen year old savannah to heart art is one of three suspected cases in michigan then probably the worst time in my life. I watched my daughter checkout while extremely rare tripoli's incredibly deadly a mortality rate of thirty percent with no vaccine the virus targets the central nervous system causing swelling of the brain rain mother and wife. Lori sylvia died over the weekend the fourth confirmed case of tripoli in massachusetts. This is one of the most deadly mosquito borne infections actions with nearly thirty communities now at critical risk in the state tonight. Health officials
7 cases of dangerous encephalitis investigated in Michigan: What you need to know
"Trucking about a problem couple cases of triple he and it's called that because its eastern equine encephalitis so we just say triple E. had only hit horses at that point but the crossover was inevitable front page of this morning free press Michigan girl gets a rare virus from bug bite she's hospitalized suffering with swelling of the brain our thoughts and prayers with her and her family the fact of the matter is the mosquitoes now have crossed over it's not just horses that are suffering with this Tripoli and we need to do something to protect ourselves and our family in the summer nights or early mornings prime time for mosquitoes we've said it before will say it again use mosquito repellent more on that coming up now would beyond west Nile and again according to the folks who joined us last week the Michigan department of health and Human Services it's triple E. that we're worried about doctor Frank make George Henry Ford health system of physician giving us kind of a summary and what we should and maybe should not do good morning doctor good morning Paul yet you know the alerts by the Michigan department of health were actually very specific to eastern act one apple ID can initially as you mention the alert was regarding several forces that had tested positive for the virus over on the west side of the state and that's important because the horses were basically a marker that the virus was active in the area well here's what's different now humans don't carry the virus normally it has to spread from forces it's important to know that eastern according to avoid virus can only be spread by mosquitoes humans don't get it directly from a force or from each other only from a Kerrier miss you know and you also need to know that eastern act pardon that white it is an incredibly dangerous fires killed by a third of people who become infected so here's the really important part and the change that different from last week this week the Michigan department of community health issue and expanded alert the virus was now also suspect it in several people from Kalamazoo and Marion counties so it is definitely more active and in point of fact there was one girl in particular that had been identified it definitely having it and the only real way to prevent infection is to avoid miss you know by now as the name implies eastern EC one satellite is it is more common on the east coast you started the United States and in fact Massachusetts is also experiencing at a severe outbreak right now as well it's all relative but the numbers the numbers sound small but because it's such a dangerous disease it is a severe outbreak and they've already had one eight Allah the in the R. Massachusetts area we're gonna talk again about how we tried to avoid those Miskito still nobody's come up with the reason why we have an Iraqi KV dim the skaters off the face of the earth they cost way more trouble than any positive thing that they bring to us but be that as it may there is a Tripoli vaccine available for horses but not for people if you have it if you have it for horses how far away are we from having it for people well where did it impacts I mean the you know to acting a horse is is not as complicated it back many people and I say that because eastern act wanted their flight is the fact far more worse than excel defect here as well and so you know you can vaccinate of a pool of course is and it would be in it's reasonably effective it is off the back the program because it also highly fatal in horses vaccinate every single human would not be very practical because in the big picture eastern act one insect bite is although it is really pretty rare there had actually only been seven cases and people in the state of Michigan in the whole decade from two thousand nine twenty eighteen only seventy eight so that's not that big a deal the reason this easterner point that white is the lease is easier in general are really a big deal is because they are transmitted by mosquitoes and because Miskito soon because so many different diseases in particular in this case and strap light it that's really the big messages that you can't take this ghettos lately as you mentioned briefly west Nile virus is a much more serious problem much more common and it can also cause encephalitis there are other very should die for example there's also a confirmed case of California and stuff like that eight of Michigan that actually in Tennessee county they're all caused by different viruses but that she is they are all spread by mosquitoes so it's not really practical to to develop and eastern EC one step wide vaccine for humans because the cases are so rare it's more practical to prevent mosquito bites and you try to prevent the population of forces from becoming infected and hence the horse back the next available me just to quickly say that the signs of it could be fever headache nausea vomiting fatigue and lethargy all of that but more importantly how do we avoid it apply insect repellents that contain the active ingredient DEET what other suggestions quickly doc well the biggest one protect yourself I'm from the steel plates in general long sleeves long pants avoiding the times when they're most the most active Baskin don it's also important to try and keep them from breeding around your home make sure that you empty water our water pools around your home where they could be breeding and make sure that you keep your screen in your doors protect it so they don't enter your home is easily if you you know basically you don't want in your home either also fans are actually reading of effective because they are not very good fliers so if you keep a fan blowing keep the air circulating away from you that makes it less likely that they will get you but the best protection is by far need an inspector palette a very good advice as
"encephalitis" Discussed on Pet Life Radio
"Is that horses? Get the Venezuelan equine encephalitis, the western and eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus those cannot be passed on from a horse to people. So those you don't have to worry about. But anyway, it's just really interesting to see that. There are plenty of things out there that can be dangerous. Now, one of the things that I wanted to talk about there is a condition that we see in mostly dogs. I've had a few in a cat, but mostly it's dogs called the hematoma by show of hands. How many of you have had pets have had him? But Thomas, well, certainly it happens pretty common. So basically what team Toma hematoma is a blood blister either because the dog is scratching his head vigorously and possible vessel in there in the ear flap itself, we call that the Pinna or they're faking their head anxiously vigorously, and as those ears are flopping back and forth. It hits like an H hits the corner of a table and boom pops vessel. So you're flap call the pinup. There are two sides. Right. And all of a sudden because the broken blood vessel it kind of fills up like this. And now if you look at the of the ear flap, you can feel like a soft mushy fluid-filled flap ear flap and that fluid in there is blood adore serum. And you would think well, nobody deal will stick a little needle in and drain it, and yes, of course, that's what we should do however ninety nine plus percent of the time it's gonna come back from anywhere hours. Today's why 'cause once that vessel or vessels are feeding the ear the flap the pinup just because you drain it. There's still bleeding haven't stopped the bleeding. The blood could still go into this hollow space that you created by draining out the fluid. So what's in the fluid fluid is blood, which is serum white blood cells, and or plasma you could say with blood cells. And what's another component of the plasma is what we call, fiber and fiber is the meshwork the matrix that helps clots? Form. So I'm sure that you have maybe seen. I know you've seen him. Maybe you even have them. Maybe you have kids any of your kids up. Now, they they kind of protect ears and wrestling, but that, you know, the old days back in the day. Wrestlers always had what they call cauliflower ear where their ears get rock hard with scarring and to get the era gets contorted. Well, that's what happens it's the same principle because fiber, the even though the blood cells die the serum is kind of reabsorbed in time. So what's left is the vibrant? And when you don't correct this problem the right way, then you're gonna see the flap. I mean, it's it's okay. It's not dangerous. Typically, well, there are some rare cases where can be depending on where and how the clock forms, but you'll have a Pinot a nice year flap. That's no longer a nice air flap. It's actually ugly ear flap because the scarring in the air, and once that happened there is nothing you can do about it. So when you. Have your dog gets a hematoma if your dog gets hematoma baby medications more likely win. It happens a lot. Then you want to have correctly surgically corrected, and that is I you can train their number of techniques out there one is putting a candle in letting it drain. So there's all that stuff will continue to drain out the technique. We use we put like all line be cutting in size on the inside of the Seru hematoma the entire length of being and we do what's called through and through mattress sutures, and that will eliminate not only do we drain the blood from the hematoma. But then we buy sandwiches together really tightly. There's no place you could never find the vessel or vessels easy, more than one. So to try to open up lie gate them asked I can help. So you just basically remove the dead space. All right, bye sandwich through your mattress sutures, and they finally it will heal and we actually I'd like to leave a little bit of like a eighth of an inch couple millimeter. Space between the two sliced edges cut edges in that forms, a really nice scar. And that gives you like permanent scarring to maintain the ear flap. So it doesn't have any states left on the inside for the hematoma to continue. Anyway, with that we're gonna take a quick break. We're gonna come.
"encephalitis" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"But now he's on the Don show. Good morning. Hey, Allen guys standing. Hey, you were talking about the nasal outbreak thing earlier and Donald mentioning, hey, the non boxers are the problem is there any data showing that any of these people that have had the measles if they had the vaccine or not I haven't seen that have not seen many quotes from doctors in that area. That say the best way to prevent the spread of measles is to get the vaccine is what they're saying in the story right back that up by saying, hey, this guy has amigos and he got the measles shadow. He didn't. I guess that's possible. I I don't know. I mean, you're talking about the efficacy rates of the vaccine itself. And it's the measles vaccination is very effective. I mean, it's like you take you get one shot. It's like a ninety two percent effective radio. Take it a second time. It's like a ninety nine percent rate. According to the story, the doctors that I'm reading in a story right now out of Washington, stellar call it, I'm not I'm not a doctor. Search to see if they are backing it up going. Hey, there's this many cases, and they he didn't get the vaccine. Oh, good question. Here's the other thing. We should we should clear the playing field on this. Maybe it's wrong to blame the anti vaccine. Maybe maybe maybe maybe it's more about lazy. Parents not getting their kids shots. I think that's a big of a bigger problem. There's a lot of parents that just don't take their kids to get their shots vaccination rate. It could be the factor. Yeah. Might not have anything to do with know believing that vaccinations are not good as you said. Yeah. Might just be just never got around. Because we know we got a lot of deadbeat. Parents don't even get the kids for school. If they don't get them up to go to school. They're probably not going to get him up and take him to a doctor. As you make a good point. So let me let me roll back. My anti vaccine moron statement, or whatever I said, you're that's a good point might just be some that just well, I just never got to Mike. Good morning. Good morning, sir. What's on your mind? Yes. I just wanted to echo with the last caller said with the efficacy rates of the vaccinations. You guys have reported. The you guys read the report, you said that only a handful didn't have the vaccine and most of them did not say, no, I didn't. I didn't say that at all. I believe he did. Okay. Yes. Yes. That's what we'll go along with that go to the efficacy of the vaccine itself. Did y'all know that eighty four thousand people were actually injured by vaccinations since nineteen eighty six bears. The vaccine court injured in nineteen eighty six injured people I've been injured and paid by the by the court. What does the injured what kind of injury? What do you mean a needle stuck in them? It'd be injured could be could be encephalitis. If you look in his brain swelling. Cognitive disorders. Are you Mike? Are you a doctor since we're dealing with children and medicine and things like that way over my head? Are you a doctor? No. I'm an engineer and back. That's why that's fine. That's fine. I look at I don't take. I don't take things at face value from authority figures. I I know you guys put a lot of faith in the doctors and just take their word for bar, none. And that's that might be a problem. And I think we just realized the problem with all of this. Actually, I think we just realized the real problem with all of these issues share what? Mike and everybody listening is is is is hunkered in on their stance. And just don't want to have a conversation without being slightly offensive. No, no. I mean, I'm just reading a medical story. I'm just reading a story and the story says out of Washington state from from their from their state health director thirty one of the first thirty-five who contracted the measles in Washington state had not had a vaccine. We didn't. I didn't collect the data. I'm just relying the information onto you. If if you think if you think all the doctors in Washington state a wrong fine. If you don't want to vaccinate your kids fine. Yeah. If you want to put them in risk that your call, buddy. Right. Right, right. You're the one asked to live with the consequences. I need to check on right? He's right. I do have faith in my doctors. It's worked for me. Very well, especially since I go to the dermatologists, every issued worrying. I mean, it's such a volatile issue. It is it is it is. It's it's I would I would put pit bulls number one vaccine vaccinations, number two as far as our hot button, topics. No doubt about it. I don't know. I just to me. It's one of those just, wow, they call it vaccination for reason seems to work really. Well, they don't there is no proof that vaccinating. It has any correlation with any other ailments. There's there's nothing that has proven that nothing. Tom and Ron rod. Good morning. Yeah. Don, don't back down. It's common sense is all it is. I'm not backing down tonight. They there was need with that break. It makes sense. Now, I was just to figure that out. No, I wasn't backing down. It's just Todd brought up a point that, you know, maybe it is some of the parents not taking my kids to get shot might not be their beliefs about vaccinating. You don't get a vaccination. This is what you get pretty pretty simple. It's it's it's pretty clear. I mean, you don't have to be a rocket science. You don't have to be an engineer that studies facts, right? You have you have an anti vaccine movement that that actually began in that that Washington state Seattle area, you know, up there, and all of a sudden, they gotta measles problem. I can't remember. But maybe maybe maybe maybe it's odd to think that there could be a connection. You're a radical, man. Nathan and Leander good morning. Hey, guys. Hi, my wife works for your healthcare company that got bought out by another house got company and part of transition. They all had to be tested for their immunity. And almost half the people in the opposite forty people had their immunity to the measles had worn off. So if you haven't had a booster in about ten years, you got a fifty fifty chance of not being immune either. Okay. Interesting part of the problem. Yeah. We're part of the problem. I don't know the last time I had a measles booster. I'm going to have a physical soon also need to get my tetanus booster. I think I how did you do that? I don't think I've had shut it along. I think it's every every ten years maybe or something like that. And and I'm kind of feeling like a touch of tetanus. I probably should remember my injury where a stab my finger. Yes. And passed out in the finest showed up. Yes. Yes. I just done. I think about it. Maybe I should get a tetanus booster mentioned that call me at home the next day. And you were slurring your speech. Yes. I do remember that. I still think you have a brain injury from that. I do. I still think you need to get a whatever you do for the brain. And get it checked K C T scans or whatever it is jumping here at five one two eight three six zero five ninety toll free eight seven seven five nine zero five five to five ABA touch tetanus. You know that feeling what do you mean? Tetanus tetanus before never had ten against that that kind of, you know, not even know what it is. What does it? What does it feel like tell us speak? You're on the radio. I dunno. Get kind of a mutt. Kind of knows a little bit. I think that's a symptom of weird weird Nosach yet think that's where it starts. I'll check I'll look into it. So the Super Bowl is still days away. Get criminals are already attempting to take advantage of the increased traffic and that includes sex trafficking. WSB TV Atlanta reports that on Wednesday federal law enforcement officials announced the arrest of thirty three individuals suspected of sex trafficking in Atlanta, super bowl's in town. That's it got to get some sex on good for the host. Now, the advocates worn large sporting events tend to draw sex traffickers who seek to take advantage and an increase people and their spending. Yeah problem is a lot of these sex trafficking. Involve involve children, not good not good at all and thirty three people. So far have been arrested just ahead of the Super Bowl. You're not a sports director, a politician. They're not going to be able to find a Hooker over the next two weeks because they're all in Atlanta. Yeah. That's right. That's right. They got to where the business is Tom is in round rock on the Totta, Don show. Good morning, Tom. How are you? Good morning. I'm great. How fun. Hey, just real quickly on the the vaccine issue. I know it's a pretty religious contentious discussion, you're either four again. But I think some people are, you know, my kids are vaccinated. I've done all that I believe in the vaccinations, but I'm also skeptical on the manufacturing practices of vaccinations. I it's just like anything that's made in a factory or lab. Subjected cooling problems, if you're an engineer, you know, the things break sure could be skeptical of the product and the company that delivers it to you, for instance, lewdly, right? I mean, I think it's okay to have that discussion. But what happened in your either you're either a witch or you're not a witch another another thing that people think about and this is gonna come off as as being a phobic? But it's really just science, right? We'll talk about science. We have twenty two million illegal aliens in this country and bless their hearts. They haven't had the best healthcare. Do you think they're on a regimented enforced? Vaccination schedule. And why isn't that part of the discussion ever? Well, it should be. I mean, we're housing an estimated twelve thousand children along the border right now that have come across without parents or an adult illegally. I.
"encephalitis" Discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class
"So the light is with Argenta has some legacy today. Even though a lot of people have not really heard of it as tragic and frightening is the disease was and is really in the end it helped doctors understand more about the brain. Von economists conclusion about the hypothalamus and its role in the patient's sleep, for example, was hugely unpopular at the time. But many years later, it was proved to be true after we developed sorts of imaging technologies that we can use to look directly at the brain as it's working today. Neurologist Bernard Sachs also wrote that the democrat encephalitis quote revolutionized the practice of neurology. So it really changed the way that these things were examined get-go yet helped solidifying neurology as an actual field and the early days there was sort of this hodgepodge of neurology ideas. And psychology ideas, and all these things that were kind of together in one big pot and impart because of encephalitis being spread the way that it was a group of doctors branched off to study just neurology. And encephalitis lethargic was also one of the conditions that made it clear that disease processes can lead to mental illnesses it solidified the idea that mental illnesses were not solely in the realm of emotions or traumatic experiences. It's not always buried memories. Sometimes there can actually be physical happening that causes mental illness there a couple of books that are out about this epidemic. The one that I read researching this podcast was called asleep the forgotten epidemic that remains one of medicine's greatest mysteries by mollycoddle Crosby and her grandmother survived. Sleepy sickness. It starts with sort of a case study of her grandmother. That's terrifying. Because. It's about her grandmother being sleep for so long. But also being aware of what was happening around her, which to me is just terrifying. The one caveat about this book is that it was written before the very most recent research about what might have caused this particular epidemic, which is going to be the case with just about every book. Now since the latest research is just very new. Yeah. Last year as we're recording. I read several papers that. You know when the bird flu epidemic with was. Everybody was very frightened about bird-flu. There were several articles that that came up where doctors were like, actually what you really should be afraid of is a resurgence of this still unidentified encephalitis, but sometimes follows outbreaks of other diseases, you I yeah, it's basically my worst nightmare. I mean, I have not a good relationship with sleep. Anyway, if I didn't have to do it, I wouldn't. So the idea of not having any control over the situation and just being asleep. But not really because you're conscious of things happening is. My worst nightmare. Yeah. Not to play on sleep jokes. But well, it's terrifying. And the there are many things about this whole that the epidemic in illness self that are frightening to me in one of them is that people would seem to recover in. They would be fine for a long time. And then very valid phone. Yeah. Developed Parkinson's symptoms and once it had been established at that was a pattern. I can imagine like the people who had gotten better really being like, I am never going to be you would live here. Yeah. Which I know that's the case with a lot of diseases that people have now like there are many cancer patients who never feel like they are in the clear because you can be in remission can last forever, right? Yeah. So yes, it's a scary thing to live with that kind of over you all the time. Thank you so much for joining us on this Saturday. If you have heard an Email address or Facebook URL or something similar over. The course of today's episode since it is from archive that might be.
"encephalitis" Discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class
"Two however doctors from the centers for disease control published this list of connections between the two diseases. So for a little while in more recent years flu became a prime suspect for causing encephalitis lethargic. There is, you know, especially since there have been other incidents of encephalitis that have followed outbreaks of the flu today. The idea that the flu was the culprit has pretty much been ruled out thanks to modern testing methods. They haven't turned up any sign of the flu virus in tissue samples from patients who died from the latest, although it's never reached that same epidemic state again. Isolated cases of encephalitis lethargic have continued to crop up even in recent years. Most recently in nineteen Ninety-three a twenty three year old named Becky Howell. Was diagnosed with the disease, and it took her two years to recover. Several similar cases followed in two thousand and three a team of doctors published a paper in the journal brain that put forth, a pretty good case at the Qazvin self lethargic is actually a massive auto immune reaction to an unidentified pathogen strain of strep comes up in the discussion. But it's alternately. Timidly dismissed as unlikely and their research was done on twenty different patients who develop the disease between nineteen ninety nine and two thousand two and those patients had a much lower mortality rate than during the pedantic only one died, but five of them did have to be placed on a ventilator had those five patients live to the nineteen twenties. They probably would not have made it. But almost none of them had fully recovered a year. Or so later when the paper was published they continued to have neurological and psychiatric symptoms debt. If if there had been if today's ventilation technology had existed in the nineteen twenties. The mortality rate would have been suggest Vati different. Yeah. Yeah. Because people would get into this deep uninterrupted sleep and their respiratory functions would fail in. There wasn't really anything that people can do about it. But now that we have ventilators. That there are actual there's a treatment for that part of it that didn't exist back then in two thousand twelve a paper in the journal BMC infectious diseases reported that a team of researchers had found virus like particles in the brains of both epidemic encephalitis patients and modern patients. So people who had died either recently or during the ethnic this supports the idea that the cause of incessant light is lethargic is an enteroviruses. But exactly what enteroviruses we still do. Not know. Hi, everyone. I'd like to tell you about a.
"encephalitis" Discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class
"Suddenly had to develop new practices to care for children. Because there were so many suddenly having to move in institutions, researchers theorized that the reason this encephalitis was causing behavior changes like this young people was because their brains hadn't yet developed the capacity for self control that adults typically had by the time they were infected and this tendency toward violent behavior and other Eric behavior even lead to encephalitis lethargic being blamed for gangster behavior and lawlessness during the nineteen twenty s once this disease spread to the United States. Neurologists, Frederick till me who was known as Fred and had also been Helen Keller's neurologist became the country's foremost authority on sleepy sickness one of his most famous encephalitis patients was Jesse Morgan who was the wife of Jack P Morgan who himself was the son of banker and philanthropist, John Pierpoint Morgan she got the disease in nineteen twenty five after jesse's death, Jack donated two hundred thousand dollars to the neurological institute fund research into this disease, then neurological institute was behind most of the research into encephalitis lethargic that came from that point leaner on William Matheson, who was the wealthy founder of a chemical company. And in several Itis patient started the Matheson commission to fund research at the neurological institute with Dr Josephine be Neil who was an encephalitis experts helming the project and the Commission's aim was to study the disease and eventually find a vaccine since nobody knew. Exactly what was causing the disease. They worked on three theories simultaneously one was that it was being caused by an unknown virus. The next was that it was being caused by bacteria possibly strip and the third was that it was being caused by herpes. This was a long shot to begin with because no causative agent had been found for this disease. They were basically operating in the dark based on best guesses on top of that. There was a ton of infighting. Among the researchers a lot of them were extremely prominent neurologists and scientists each of them really wanted to be the one to crack this case and figure out what's going on that they were not working together. Very well, they were each trying to get the glory for themselves. And then there was another huge setback when Matheson himself died in nineteen thirty that was in the middle of the great, depression, and he had been providing the funding. So. After his death. There wasn't really other funding to be had. So the Matheson commission ceased operations in nineteen forty two. And so no workable vaccine had been developed and one of the things that doctors tried to treat posting stuff. Syphilis patients with was lobotomies which also did network. There was a lot of end than that did not work. There were a few outlying successes during this time that we kind of give people false hope that maybe they were on the right track. But nothing lead to an actual treatment or cure. Most of the medical care that the patients were receiving was really about just caring for their bodies and keeping them alive. The thirty or so percent who developed Parkinson's umn generally wound up in long term care for the rest of their lives. And many of them were completely unable to move or take care of themselves in the nineteen sixties after the drug love doper or L dope. A- as it was called was introduced for treating Parkinson's New York. Dr Oliver sacks who are some of our listeners may have heard of administered it to some encephalitis lethargic patients who are in long term care. Some patients actually showed a limited recovery from their post and civilised lethargic Parkinson's symptoms. This is the story that's actually told in the movie awakenings, which is why people may. Have heard of over sex. But they all apparently developed a tolerance until the dosage was really just too much for the human body to handle. And then they would return to their semi-coma to- state in the end this epidemic. Went on from nineteen sixteen to nineteen twenty seven reaching its peak in nineteen twenty four after which the number of cases started to drop off the total numbers of people affected are really unclear. There are sources who say that a million people were killed while others say that only a half a million were affected in one way. Or another regardless though, the mortality rate was pretty serious in England almost half of the cases in nineteen nineteen and nineteen twenty died..
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"So to return to the story of encephalitis lethargic from England the disease spread all over the globe. And the same story just played out over and over and over people would start showing up with these strange symptoms that prevent that presented themselves in such different ways that it would take awhile for doctors to realize what was happening. It really didn't help that the epidemic had started just at the end of World War One and just before the start of the nineteen eighteen Spanish flu epidemic, and so resources were scarce. And there were definitely bigger priorities going on than this crazy, although terrifying disease, and as it spread it started to prompt variety of different sleep disorders. So while some patients would sleep for months at a time. Others couldn't sleep at all. And they would actually die of exhaustion. The disease came to be known in some places as pedantic encephalitis. Rather than Steph elitest lethargic since not everyone could really be called lethargic anymore as it spread. Also started to affect more and more children and young people children who contracted the disease developed impulse control issues that led to them having violent behavior in their adolescence. Some of them injured themselves or other people one even removed her own eyes and several of her own teeth. Okay. After unclench after that this behavior often would continue for the rest of these patients lives after the progress of childhood unless posted stuff cephlon Parkinson ISM made them physically unable to continue for children with the disease. Outbursts were so severe that many had to be institutionalized hospitals and asylums that were accustomed to providing care for adult..
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"He was also a baron having been born to a family of Greek aristocrats, and then married the daughter of an Austrian prince as the patients started to die from sleep. Von economists started in intense research effort to find a cause and occur. He studied autopsies of patients who had died of the. Z's any found common areas of damage to their brain specifically in the hypothalamus, and he suspected that the differences in how much people slept was related to just how they're thelma's was damaged. He also found that brain tissue could transmit the disease to monkeys. So he concluded that they were looking at something that was contagious. He publicly announced his conclusion that they were dealing with a new disease. Probably a virus before the psychiatric society in Vienna. On April seventeenth of nineteen seventeen. Consequently, sometimes the disease has been referred to as von economists disease. His announcement was not at all well received a time the prevailing view was that mental illnesses were all products if things like trauma and buried memories Freud was really at the forefront of psychology at this point. So a lot of people just scoffed at the idea that there could be a virus or other disease process, causing the kinds of behavior changes and psychological problems that some of the patients. Were exhibiting the ongoing debate in this mystery of the whole thing kept much progress from being made in terms of treatment and prevention, but then the illness mostly disappeared from continental Europe, it really just fell off suddenly in Spanish flu on the rise took its place, and it became a much more pressing priority not long after that, though, the disease appeared in London, and it followed much the same pattern as it had on the continent. They were you know, all these patients he were suddenly having the strange collective collection of symptoms and sleeping constantly the government in Britain quickly made it a reportable disease. The ministry of health had to be notified of all new cases and its appearance in spread in London was much like it had been in France and Austria strange symptoms and unending sleep, you know, baffling the doctors, but in England the symptoms became even more alarming with patients who could never sleep or who couldn't stop laughing or. Had other strange physical or emotional presentations. At also seemed like fewer and fewer people were truly recovering in Austria and France there had been people that had gotten better. But as it spread around England a lot of people were becoming Komeito's or developing as we mentioned at the beginning. What later came to be known as post in Civiletti Parkinson ISM or pep sometimes the onset of Parkinson ISM happened years after people recovered after they hit apparently been healthy all that time during the dynamic, the average age for the onset of Parkinson's dropped to thirty six years old today, while there are people who have early onset the average age for people to start exhibiting Parkinson's is sixty so this is really a significant and strange happening following the up democ two-thirds of Parkinson's. Patients had previously had a lightness. So it. Airlie was causing it, right? This this disease was causing a drastic shift in who developed Parkinson's and win and we're going to pause before we start talking about how.
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"Otherwise, it's pretty far in the background of medical history. Most of the time it's not something that people remember all that well today, but from its onset until about ten years after it faded away, there were more than nine thousand papers and books published on it. So at the time it was a big deal. Even though people don't necessarily come up with an immediately when thinking about huge epidemics today. Yeah. I wonder why that is talk about some of that. Yeah. Prolonged sleep as an illness has been reported really really way back into history there written records as early as poverties of this kind of incident happening. And then there are also, of course, in our cultural consciousness tales like sleeping, beauty and these stories like rip van winkle and some people along the line have theorized that these were actually rooted to some degree in some kind of sleeping illness and the real world. There had also been an outbreak of a similar condition Italy in eighteen eighty nine in eighteen ninety which came to be known as London a-. And it was thought at the time to be a complication of the flu. And around the world other outbreaks of encephalitis had also followed behind other epide-. Particularly the flu this particular. One started just a couple of years before the nineteen eighteen Spanish flu epidemic which killed between twenty and forty million people and when it came to the encephalitis lethargic epidemic. The first reports came at about the same time in two different places, which are France and Austria in nineteen sixteen in France, a doctor named John Rene crochet started to see six soldiers with this weird assortment of seemingly unrelated neurological symptoms, and the one common element was the patients. Just slept apparently peacefully and deeply, and they could not be woken up. And he started to wonder whether there was some kind of new chemical weapon at work at about the same time, a British doctor named AJ hall also reported similar symptoms in other troops who were stationed in France, Indiana. It came to the attention of Romanian, Austrian psychiatrist const. Nineteen von econom-. Oh after a sleepy disoriented civilian wandered into the Wagner Yari clinic where he worked the doctors. There had mostly been treating soldiers who were wounded in the war. So they really weren't prepared for this apparently uninjured civilian with nothing physically wrong that they could really point to right. And then more and more patients with similar symptoms arrived at the clinic. And they're you know, they have the similar part of this uncontrollables sleepiness and sleep, but the rest of their symptoms were so strange and diverse that the doctors were really at a loss to figure out a cause or a treatment. These patients had fevers Malays double vision, they became lethargic. Sometimes they had sore throats there. I muscle would start working in their eyes would dart around or rollback in their heads. Some of them developed, very strange, I and tongue move movements and this variety of other neurological and. Psychiatric symptoms. A few of them. Even had uncontrollable hiccups and one died of that. How does that work? We'll if you can't stop hiccuping, you can't really eat or sleep. And then it can cause all kinds of other interesting year once again throughout all of this the common element was this strange. Deep sleep from which they could not be woken. Von economists saw this common element and said, we are dealing with the sleeping sickness. Yeah. He was really the one that just laid that out there, and he's a character on his own. He was also a pilot who had been serving in the war, but he came back home to Vienna. After his brother was killed, and he really wanted to be flying. But reluctantly transferred to doing medical work instead to try to keep himself more out of danger and spare his family from further grief on top of all that..
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"This brings us to rabies. All right. Now let's it's easy to discount the horror of rabies especially, you know, our modern world Louis Pasteur devised a preventative vaccine back in eighteen eighty five. And if treated early the disease is one hundred percent treatable. Yeah, but rabies is an old enemy references to the disease. Date back more than four thousand years to the ancient Mesopotamia ins that the very dawn of recorded history. So it's it's been with us a while as breakdown what it does. Rabies is a viral disease that attacks the central nervous system. The virus enters the body has the spinal column and head straight to the brain for replication and destruction, and it's distressing enough to see the ravages of rabies in an animal. But in humans, it's it's even more horrific. There are several different strains of rabies, but we can break the virus down into two main types. Okay. On one hand, there's a paralytic rabies and this is typified by wariness and lethargy, but then encephalitis rabies is more common, and this is where we see foaming at the mouth. We see increased agitation, aggression, disorientation hallucinations, whatever the strain though it all culminates in Peru. Telesis and death. So I mean, I could basically stop there and I think everyone would see how this lines up with various interpretations of vampire. Right, you you? I mean, you're talking about a virus that attacks the nervous system and causes erotic behavior. And whenever we think of erotic behavior, we think, okay. Well, maybe that could cause people who didn't understand what was going on to think this person's turning into a monster. Right? And then towards the end, they're incapacitated and kind of in the state of of of of living death, right? Yeah. But then again, you think about how every virus diseases need a route of transmission and very often diseases are evolutionary smart like a disease that is spread by aerosolize droplets in the air tends to make people coffin sneeze. You know, the disease makes you coffin sneeze, so it can get to other carriers..
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"Mosquito borne diseases what are you seeing there in texas that is alarming you the things that are alarming us are we're seeing in some of them were barely even mentioned in the report we're seeing a lot of transmission of of a parasitic infection called schlage disease which is a parasite of the heart the causes debilitating heart disease even sudden death that's transmitted by kissing bugs we're seeing really wait a kissing doug i'm sorry what's the kissing bug kissing bug is a what sabih call them redo vid bugs or try outta means they actually feed on blood and they're quite common down here in texas and elsewhere in the southern united states but then the big one which again was barely mentioned in the report is west nile virus infection we're seeing lots of deaths from encephalitis and other chronic renal disease from west nile virus so this this is a serious issue and needs to be better prioritized by our public health asians and how so because the the there's no vaccine to prevent you know a mosquito bite what is the prevention and what aren't you getting so here's what we're not getting first of all you know although the centers for disease control can direct a lot of policy a lot of hands on legwork to prevent these diseases actually done by local county and state health departments and they're terribly underfunded across the united states especially in the southern us so as a result they can't they cannot do what we call active surveillance that is go into communities and actually look for how many people are affected by the tickborne disease or mosquito borne disease so that's a big problem we also don't have adequate funding for much of the country to do vector control that actually control these.