The EID May issue, online now, has a vectorborne disease theme. French artist Claude Monet’s 1897 painting “Chrysanthemums” was part of a still-life series expressing his love for horticulture. Certain of these flowers contain pyrethrum, a natural chemical that kills mosquitos and ticks. Increasing numbers of mosquitos are showing resistance to this compound, leading to risk of vectorborne infection. Developing new resistance strategies are essential for the fighting vectorborne disease.
The August issue of EID is online. Cândido Portinari was born in 1903 on a coffee plantation in Brazil. This month’s cover, Hill, depicts life in a favela in Rio de Janeiro. These communities suffer from a limited public health infrastructure, amplifying the spread of parasitic diseases. Decades since Portinari’s painting, public health initiatives reduced deaths from parasitic disease in Brazil. With sufficient resources, these parasitic diseases may become a rarity.
EID’s Nov. cover art is by English artist Laurence Stephen Lowry, who died of pneumonia in 1976. About 5 months after, an outbreak of a new type of pneumonia, Legionnaires’ disease, occurred at an American Legion convention in Pennsylvania, USA. Viruses, bacteria, and fungi can cause pneumonia. Despite vaccines, antibiotics, and respiratory care, pneumonia continues to affect hundreds of millions of people of all ages in all parts of the world. Online now.
Pennsylvania american legion essay contest Arrangements for contests leading up to the department finals shall be the responsibility of each American Legion, the contest rules and.
For the first half of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso dominated the art world. This drawing appeared on the cover of a 1955 issue of Les Lettres Françaises that commemorated the publication of Don Quixote, Part I, in 1605. Quixote dominates the drawing astride his horse. Sancho Panza sits on his donkey. A consequence from connections between horses and humans is zoonotic conditions. Quixote was unconcerned about infection when he trotted toward the horizon.