6 days ago · San Joaquin Valley Fever is one common term for coccidioidomycosis, a fungal infection caused by Coccidioides immitis through the inhalation of airborne dust or dirt. The valley is just one of the areas in the southwestern United States where the illness is endemic due to C. immitis residing in the soil.
Sep 12, 2020 · Epidemic typhus is a form of typhus so named because the disease often causes epidemics following wars and natural disasters. The causative organism is Rickettsia prowazekii, transmitted by the human body louse (Pediculus humanus corporis).
- camp fever, jail fever, hospital fever, ship fever, famine fever, putrid fever, petechial fever, epidemic louse-borne typhus, louse-borne typhus
Sep 09, 2020 · Haverhill is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States.The population was 4,697 at the 2010 census. Haverhill includes the villages of Woodsville, Pike, and North Haverhill, the historic town center at Haverhill Corner, and the district of Mountain Lakes.
6 days ago · 50 million+ (17–100 million) - (3-5% world's population) 1918–1922 Russia typhus epidemic 1918–1922 Russia: Typhus: 2.5 million 1924 Los Angeles pneumonic plague outbreak
5 days ago · Albert Park tunnels – World War II civilian air raid shelters sealed in 1946 Te Wairoa – "The Buried Village", a Maori village buried by volcanic eruption in 1886 Wairau Bar – rivermouth site of pre-European Maori settlement
Sep 09, 2020 · A scenic land of tall mountains and narrow valleys, Lesotho owes a long history of political autonomy to the mountains that surround it and protect it from encroachment. Since the Neolithic Period, the mountain kingdom was the domain of Khoisan-speaking hunter-gatherers.
Sep 11, 2020 · Oman, country occupying the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula at the confluence of the Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea. Renowned in ancient times for its frankincense and metalworking, Oman occupies a strategically important location, for which it has long been a prize for empire builders.
Aug 27, 2020 · Dominican Republic, country of the West Indies that occupies the eastern two-thirds of Hispaniola, the second largest island of the Greater Antilles chain in the Caribbean Sea. Haiti, also an independent republic, occupies the western third of the island. The national capital is Santo Domingo, on the southern coast.
Aug 21, 2020 · A historical map of the former Soviet city 'Kharkov' (now 'Kharkiv' located in Ukraine). Top area is widely open and is able for fast tanks to flank the lines, while city had several roads and space that able heavy tanks to sneak and peak to shot enemies.
Sep 09, 2020 · A record 2.5 million acres have burned in California, while entire communities in Oregon and Washington were largely wiped out. By Bill Morlin and Mike Baker MALDEN, Wash. — The wildfire arrived ...