Post-tornado peril: Victims could face deadly fungal infections

(CDC) The Mucor fungus was responsible for infections that sickened 13 patients, including five who died, after a 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo. Health officials are urging Oklahoma doctors to be on the alert for similar infections after Monday’s twister. By JoNel Aleccia,  Senior Writer, NBC News Doctors treating victims hurt badly in Monday’s […]

the butterfly people (fringe-ology)

The Joplin Butterfly Effect    (like the Mothman in PA?…Lara) More than 160 people died as a direct result of the Joplin, Missouri tornado, which occurred a year ago (May 2011)and demonstrated the degree to which we remain playthings for nature at its most violent. Tornado survivors emerged after heavy winds to find the apocalypse had […]