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Fatal Lyme carditis in a 37-year-old man shows need for awareness of unusual symptoms

(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Physicians and the public should be aware of the different presentations of Lyme disease, as people spend more time outside in the warmer weather and as areas in Canada where the black legged tick is found expand. Three articles in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), which describe a fatal case in a 37-year-old man, atypical skin lesions in a 56-year-old woman and severe neurological symptoms in a 4-year-old boy, illustrate the diversity in presentations.

Politics

The Guardian view on climate and Covid: time to make different choices | Editorial

The dust storms that devastated the US prairie during the Great Depression were the worst ecological disaster in American history. They were also, partly, manmade. Decades of farming in the Great Plains had rid the topsoil of its native grass,…

Top 14 Examples Of Liberal Media Celebrating Pandemic’s ‘Bright Spots’

Lives have been lost, businesses have been shuttered for good, schools have been closed and millions are stressed out by the effects of coronavirus, but lefty journalists managed to find the “silver lining” to the pandemic — a cure for…

Global warming now pushing heat into territory humans cannot tolerate – The Conversation UK

The explosive growth and success of human society over the past 10,000 years has been underpinned by a distinct range of climate conditions. But the range of weather humans can encounter on Earth – the “climate envelope” – is shifting…

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New Study Shows Global Warming Increasing Frequency of the Most-Destructive Tropical Storms – InsideClimate News

New warnings of a global warming-driven increase in the most deadly and destructive tropical storms are especially scary in regions already hit hard, including the Southeastern U.S., where Hurricane Michael damaged 60,000 homes in 2018, and the Caribbean, where Hurricane…

New Study Shows Global Warming Increasing Frequency of the Most-Destructive Tropical Storms – InsideClimate News

New warnings of a global warming-driven increase in the most deadly and destructive tropical storms are especially scary in regions already hit hard, including the Southeastern U.S., where Hurricane Michael damaged 60,000 homes in 2018, and the Caribbean, where Hurricane…

Race, Global Warming and the Experts – pittsburghquarterly.com

Last week we considered the possibility that, precisely to the extent that human equality is the most important issue facing the world, to that extent liberal democracy can claim little legitimacy. It is certainly true that liberal democracies have produced…

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PANDEMIC: Storm path dilemma: Face peril at home or virus at a shelter

Emergency officials across the United States are racing to avoid a health catastrophe if massive evacuations are needed during hurricanes or wildfires. It’s safer to seek refuge outside a disaster zone than remain quarantined to avoid the coronavirus.