Saturday, June 18, 2005

Marburg fatalities slowing down

[Click to enlarge]Yesterday the WHO published a report about the number of Marburg cases in the Uige province in Angola. Combined with the previous report, this indicates 10 new cases and 10 new deaths. However, the rate of new fatalities due to Marburg is currently lower than it has ever been since WHO began reporting about the outbreak.

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Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Marburg: linear growth in number of deaths

[Click to enlarge]A new report from the WHO shows that the number of deaths from Marburg continues to grow linearily, and has done so since the beginning of May. The current rate is 2.58 new deaths per day, with on average 3.79 new cases discovered each day. The minimal fatality rate is at 84%, but the WHO doesn't report how many people have actually recovered from the disease.

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Sunday, June 05, 2005

Microsoft ads on Slashdot's feed

[Click to enlarge]I think Slashdot is doing this on purpose, isn't it? They add ads for Microsoft to their RSS feed, and from time to time these ads appear right under articles specifically about Linux or Mac. I can't imagine anybody interested in the article would be interested in the content of the ad, or vice versa.

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