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Virus & Contagious Disease Surveillance

Virus & Contagious Disease Surveillance
Disease Categories Twelve disease categories are used to help you quickly find what you're looking for within your local area. Most of the categories refer to where the disease affects your body, such as Gastrointestinal for cholera or Respiratory for pneumonia. We also keep track of environmental risks (i.e. beach closures due to sewage) and animal diseases (i.e. foxes found with rabies) to provide you a broader picture of diseases in your area. The number of alerts in each category determines the order in which they appear in the Outbreaks Near Me section. The category with the greatest number of alerts appears first.

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DengueMap Marker Color Marker color reflects the noteworthiness of events at a particular location during a given time window. An event's degree of noteworthiness is based on the significance rating of the alert provided by HealthMap users. Travelers' Health Salte directo a la búsqueda Salte directo al listado de A-Z Salte directo a la navegación Salte directo al contenido Salte directo a las opciones de la página CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People.™ Tools You Can Use to Determine Your Family's Disaster Risk Tools your can utilize to detail your own hazard risk assessment due to natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, volcanoes, and more... Presidential Disaster Declarations (1964-2007) [PDF File] - A useful map outlining by FEMA region (usually a few to several contiguous state groupings) the number of times that an area has been declared a "presidential disaster" over the past 40 years. This map will give you a good basic idea of the types of disasters one could expect in that region. This would be a good starting point if you have no idea what disasters could befall you. By the way, flooding ALWAYS leads the pack. You can also view the Presidential Disaster Declarations (2000-2007) for a shorter time-span.

HealthMap - DENGUE Marker Color Marker color reflects the noteworthiness of events at a particular location during a given time window. An event's degree of noteworthiness is based on the significance rating of the alert provided by HealthMap users. In the absence of user ratings, the system assigns a composite score based on the disease importance and the news volume associated with the alert.

Google Maps Launch Google MapsLaunch Maps in LUNA Browser The over 120 historical maps in the Google Maps have been selected by David Rumsey from his collection of more than 150,000 historical maps; in addition, there are a few maps from collections with which he collaborates. These maps can also be seen in the Gallery layer of Google Earth, Rumsey Historical Maps layer, and in the Google Earth viewers on this website. All the maps contain rich information about the past and represent a sampling of time periods (1680 to 1930), scales, and cartographic art, resulting in visual history stories that only old maps can tell. Each map has been georeferenced, thus creating unique digital map images that allow the old maps to appear in their correct places on the modern globe.

NatGeo Mapmaker Interactive YouTube Help The URL to a YouTube video must be the full length url. To ensure you are using the correct URL, visit your video on youtube.com. The URL to your video will be in your browser's address (see photo for an example) 30 Outdoor Travel Hacks To Turn You Into A Backpacking Badass Whether you’re backpacking in the great outdoors or backpacking abroad, some of these might just save your life (or at the very least, make things a little easier). Here's my favorite tutorial for making one of these: Wrap a water bottle, lighter, utensil, or virtually anything else with about 5-6’ of duct tape, so you have it if you need it but conserve precious space and weight There's a host of these DIY charger plans and kits available online (including some pretty awesome solar-powered ones).

DIY Emergency Lights from Solar Yard Lights - Backdoor Survival When it comes to emergency lighting, flashlights and lanterns rule. The problem, however, is that they require a power source, be it batteries, propane, or some other type of fuel. There are candles, of course, but candles do eventually burn out, plus, in some environments and especially around children, candles can represent a safety hazard. The option of choice, for many, is solar lighting. Indeed, I have a SunBell that gives off a lot light and is easily recharged, even on a cloudy day. That marvelous piece of gear comes at a price though.

Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks This interactive map visually plots global outbreaks of measles, mumps, whooping cough, polio, rubella, and other diseases that are easily preventable by inexpensive and effective vaccines. Red triangles indicate attacks on vaccinators and healthcare workers, as well as announcements from both governments and non-state actors that have had an impact—either positive or negative—on the successful implementation of vaccination programs. The Global Health Program at the Council on Foreign Relations has been tracking reports by news media, governments, and the global health community on these outbreaks since the fall of 2008.

Collections - Old Maps Online: Project Below are brief descriptions of the online digital map collections searchable and accessible through the OldMapsOnline portal. Nearly all the institutions providing online map collections have a much larger paper map collection available at their respective institutions, but the OldMapsOnline portal will only search and provide direct linkage to the online maps. During the JISC funded project we added collections from around the world. This funding has now finished but we plan to continue making content updates periodically. Read more here to find out how to add your collection: The participating institutions are: A Passage to India Map A Passage to India Map created by Peter Biggins ^^^ Hide Description ^^^ Advertisements Categorized Markers

Flightradar24.com - Live flight tracker! In order to save data consumption Flightradar24 web page times out after 30 minutes. Please reload the web page to get another 30 minutes. or get a Flightradar24 Premium subscription and Flightradar24.com will not time-out again! The nine rules of best-before dates: when to freeze, when to chuck out food Most of us have swigged milk teetering on the edge of its use-by date, and shorn the green shoots off a potato. Now it seems our spirit of rationing, or rather our gross refusal to clear out the fridge, has been vindicated. A report by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (Wrap) found shoppers could save £600m a year if best-before dates were extended by even one day. Wrap investigated short-life products, lasting between 3-12 days, that typically have high levels of waste, including sliced ham, potatoes, apples, minced beef, chilled pizza, bread, bagged salad and milk.

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