Infectious diseases have been killing people for many centuries. Sometimes the disease has killed entire towns and cities. New infections and viruses appear now, and new myths and legends appear with them.
It is believed that if a pregnant woman has HIV, her baby will also be infected. It’s optional. If the mother was infected shortly before the pregnancy, the risk of infection is more than 30%. But with proper treatment the risk of infection for a child is reduced to 2%.
14 incredible places where rivers interflow
Confluence is a unique fascinating natural phenomenon. You can see the different and splendid confluences of the rivers, adme.ru writes.
Broome: A small corner of paradise in Australia
Beyond the borders of some cities there are vegetable gardens. Someone has a taiga. Someone has a swamp. But the inhabitants of the Australian town of Broome have the ocean and the Great Sand...
The biggest gold rush in modern history
In 1979, a farmer in a remote region of Brazil, found a 6 gram gold nugget and hired a geologist to find out whether there was more gold. This was the beginning of the gold rush in Brazil, informs...