Although we like to think we have the upper hand on such matters, deadly disease still stalks among us.




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Anthrax by mail, and otherwise.*


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The nursery rhyme ‘Ring Around the Rosie’ is a coded reference to the
Black Plague.*


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Rat urine is toxic to humans (plus discussion of Weil’s Disease).*


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Typhoid Mary caused the deaths of thousands of people.


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The AIDS virus was created by the CIA.


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Administering three simple tests will help diagnose a stroke, and pricking a stroke victim’s fingers will prevent further harm from the cerebral attack.


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Eyebrow waxers at risk of contracting herpes from unsanitary equipment.


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Bananas imported from Costa Rica are infected with the “flesh-eating disease” known as necrotizing fasciitis.


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The CA-125 blood test is a reliable method of detecting ovarian cancer in its early stages.


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Someone is sending sponges carrying a deadly “Klingerman virus” to victims via U.S. Mail.


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A 2001 study concluded that the London Underground was unspeakably unsanitary.


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Paget’s disease of the nipple is a real (but uncommon) form of breast cancer.


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E-mail warns about a disease known as
Inflammatory Breast Cancer.


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Your
purse may be carrying disease into your home.


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Embedded
ticks can cause paralysis.


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Some symptoms of a
heart attack are subtle and can be mistaken for indigestion.


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Johns Hopkins Hospital issued a “cancer update” detailing how cancer spreads and recommending methods for treating the disease.


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Handles of
shopping carts are laden with germs.


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Drinking bleach will kill the AIDS virus.


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Chihuahuas cure
asthma.*


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Account of a 10-year-old boy’s death explains dry drowning and the symptoms parents of swimmers should stay alert for.


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Asparagus has miraculous cancer-fighting properties.


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Lemons can kill cancer cells.


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Coconut oil is an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.


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The fruit from the
graviola tree is a miraculous natural cancer cell killer.


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A woman contracted
breast cancer from carrying a cell phone in her bra.


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A home pregnancy test can detect testicular cancer.


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The CDC has intentionally suppressed reports of vaccine-related cases of
autism from reaching the public.


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The CDC admitted that
Ebola is now airborne.


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A Johns Hopkins scientist issued a “blistering report” on
flu vaccines in the British Medical Journal.


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Ongoing
tetanus vaccine campaigns in Kenya are a ruse to sterilize women of childbearing age.


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The CDC issued an
apology because this year’s flu shot doesn’t work.


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Researchers at Stanford University may have cured
Alzheimer’s disease.


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The CDC recommended that mothers
stop breastfeeding to increase the efficacy of vaccines.


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Circulating Facebook post warns parents to watch for signs of
mastoiditis after ear infections.