Avian Influenza Outbreak: New Victims Claimed Before Massive Travel Exodus

Avian Influenza Outbreak: New Victims Claimed Before Massive Travel Exodus

The avian influenza outbreak has claimed new victims right before a massive travel exodus begins in China for Chinese New Year. The National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) provided information that four new human cases have been infected by the H7N9 strain of avian influenza as of Friday. The timing of the avian influenza […]

New Zealand on Pacific Ring of Fire Hit With Earthquake

New Zealand on Pacific Ring of Fire Hit With Earthquake

New Zealand, situated on the Pacific Ring of Fire, was just hit with an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 on Monday evening at 3:52 p.m. The earthquake occurred just 40 miles southeast of Palmerston, according to the U.S. Geological Society. ¬†Currently, no injuries have been reported. Some residents have reported items falling off shelves, […]

Great White Sharks May Live to 70, but Shark Fin Soup Cuts That Chance

Great White Sharks May Live to 70, but Shark Fin Soup Cuts That Chance

Great white sharks may live to be 70, according to the latest news. However, shark fin soup cuts significantly into that chance of longevity for a species that has been reduced by upwards of 70 percent in¬†being a high status symbol soup in Asian countries. Shark fin soup, cut out of the fins of shark […]

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