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Plagues on Two Fronts: Ebola and Iraq

  • September 17th, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

Execution IS un ebolaUrgent international gatherings this week in Geneva and Paris took on, respectively, the Ebola crisis in West Africa and threats posed by the ‘Islamic state’ movement in Syria and Iraq.   … Read More »

Ending 2013: Genetically Modified Crops …

  • December 22nd, 2013
  • Posted by EU Australia

europefarm-landscapeA Court decision has opened a new fight over a relentless corporate drive to install genetically modified crops in European agriculture. … Read More »

Substitution Fraud: Horsemeat Lasagna?

  • February 18th, 2013
  • Posted by EUEditor

lasagna.jpgEuropean authorities are actively studying a uniform testing regime to prevent meat substitution, after the discovery of horsemeat being sold as beef in thirteen or more countries. … Read More »

New Virus: “Chunder From Down Under?”

  • January 15th, 2013
  • Posted by EUEditor

sydney-2012-nhsuk.jpg“Wotch out for the chunder from down under!”, British tabloids are screaming *; more prosaic but also to the point is this warning from the Eurosurveillance public health service:

“Healthcare institutions are advised to be prepared for a severe norovirus season.” … Read More »

2012 – Heartbreak and Hope

  • December 29th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

who-2012.jpgIn 2012 the European Union received the Nobel Peace Prize for its interventions on the side of ending conflicts without violence; a new direction for Europe past, strongly symbolised, also, by humanitarian efforts of the European states.

A major focus has been in the campaign for health rights everywhere, bringing the blessing of proper care to millions, and directly benefiting all humankind with the defeat of neglect and menacing disease. … Read More »

Fall Of Lance Armstrong In 2012: “Not Me”, Says The Doctor …

  • December 17th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

tdf-finish-2.jpgLance Armstrong’s sports doctor Michele has come out at year’s end denying any knowledge of the former champion cyclists history of doping.

The Italian doctor named in the investigation which caused Lance Armstrong to be banned from the sport, and stripped of his seven wins in the Tour de France, said his regime in managing elite cyclists was “not strict”. … Read More »

Hard Figures Show Weak Outlook

  • July 7th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

img_0756.JPGNot all is sweet for the agricultural sector or Greece’s global economic prospects, and the statistics, given some study, shows just how bad it has been.

Writer – Laura Ludwig. … Read More »

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