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Chikungunya: Stemming the Blood-Sucking Tide

Diana Fasanella | Posted 09.29.2014 | Comedy
Diana Fasanella

Why would I make snarky comments about a mosquito-borne virus that's sneaking into Florida from the Caribbean and freaking out health officials like it's the Bubonic plague?

Here's What 'Yellow Fever' Really Means

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women

"All my ex-girlfriends are Asian." If you've ever come across this charming come-on, you've probably been exposed to the social phenomenon known as...

How To Know If A Guy Suffers From 'Yellow Fever'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.20.2013 | Women

Wondering if a man you know fetishizes Asian women? Brooklyn-based illustrator Donna Choi has a handy guide for you. Choi created her 8-piece serie...

Mosquitoes In CA Could Be Carrying This Dangerous Disease

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2013 | Los Angeles

(Recasts with more on insect's feeding habits; how it arrived in California still unknown) By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES,...

Single Dose Of Yellow Fever Shot Is Enough, WHO Says

AP | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says a yellow fever booster vaccination given 10 years after the initial shot isn't necessary. The U.N.'...

Destination: Dogon Country, Mali, West Africa

Teri Johnson | Posted 08.18.2012 | Black Voices
Teri Johnson

After my visit in Niogono, I arrived in the Dogon village of Sangha. Upon my arrival, I learned the traditional way that people greet each time pass they pass one another. The eldest begins the greeting.

Impulse Travel Booking - Destination: Mali, West Africa

Teri Johnson | Posted 06.01.2012 | Travel
Teri Johnson

My love affair with travel, language and adventure began when I was twelve on a six-city, 10-day trip around Mexico with my Spanish class. Nearly two...

Tainted Meat Exposes US Consumers to HIV-like Virus

theGrio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
theGrio

Primate parts smuggled inside cases of fish. Suitcases stuffed with dried duiker antelope that's later sold door to door. These are the hallmarks of the unregulated, underground bushmeat trade in America.