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So, out of all the species in the world…which one is most likely to kill everything???
While most would say that humans are the Most Dangerous Game AND the Most Dangerous Animal, it's actually something that has wings.
Don't go into full panic mode just yet!
The number of people infected with West Nile virus is still growing each year but this year's outbreak is slowing down!
The CDC has reported that 4,891 people have gotten the virus so far.
This years death toll is 223!
The CDC has recently released information that there's been an alarming increase in the number of West Nile virus cases this year!
There have been over 1,100 reported cases of the virus, with half of them coming from Texas.
We actually kinda forgot about the West Nile virus since it's out of the news.
It's a good reminder that we should really be taking precautions to help keep us safe from mosquitos, like wearing long clothes at night or using a bug repellant.
West Nile usually causes infection, can cause the West Nile Fever, and, rarely, can cause swelling of the brain!
So it's still a serious virus, that is very prevalent and can cause some real problems.
Stay away from 'squitos!
Always use protection …when it comes to your computer!
Cuz thanks to trending topics like Kristen Stewart's affair, it's easier for spammers and malware creators to prey on unsuspecting pop culture enthusiasts!
According to Barracuda's Daniel Peck, 20-25% of online KStew content is host to malicious material.
Michael Gregg, COO of Superior Solutions, says:
Recent events that have transpired in Florida have people scared. Very scared.
After invading pop culture, zombies are slowly, but surely invading the nightmares of people across the country. In fact, some folks in Eastern Maine are already preparing for the possibility of an actual zombie apocalypse.
A group of first responders and emergency agencies from eight communities in the area met earlier this week to simulate a mock zombie virus outbreak.
The light-hearted pandemic preparedness
America's obsession with zombies has become so powerful that it's not just Hollywood dramatizing an apocalypse at the hands of the undead — news outlets and the CDC are too!
Thanks in part to the zombie lure's growing popularity in our culture, the CDC released a "tongue in cheek campaign" last year for surviving a possible zombie uprising. In response to the current media coverage of the recent canibalistic attack in Miami, the CDC has clarified:
"CDC does not know of a virus or condition that would reanimate the dead (or one that would present zombie-like symptoms)."
LOL! As always, Colbert delivers HIGHlariously entertaining commentary on pop culture. Check out his statement on the impending zombie apocalypse (above)!