CDC Chic – Real WWI Steampunk

Poop-Suit Olympics

We’re filing this bit of sludge under the heading of “bring your own TP”.

The Kansas City Star reports, “U.S. rowing team will use sewage-proof suits at Rio Olympics.”

It’s a month before the start of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and each day seemingly brings more disturbing news.

Athletes are staying away because of Zika virus concerns, police are saying CDC_Suit_Upthey won’t be able to protect tourists and a Reuters report says a drug-resistant “super bacteria” has been found Guanabara Bay.

 This is all on top of an Associated Press story from earlier this month that noted “bacteria from human sewage has in all of Rio’s Olympic and Paralympic water venues. They include the Guanabara Bay, the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, where the rowing competitions are to be held.”

The good news for U.S. rowers is that they have sewage-proof suits.

CDC Chic – Getting Ready for Zika – 2

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CDC Chic – Getting Ready for Zika

According to Reuters, “Obama seeks funds to fight Zika; (but) sees no cause for panic“.

President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad and pursue a vaccine, the White House said on Monday, but Obama also said there was no reason to CDC_Ebola_Obama_Hazmat_Suit_Podiumpanic over the mosquito-borne virus.

Zika, spreading rapidly in South and Central America and the Caribbean, has been linked to severe birth defects in Brazil and public health officials’ concern is focused on pregnant women and women who may become pregnant.

Obama’s request to Congress includes $200 million for research, development and commercialization of new vaccines and diagnostic tests for the virus.

CDC Chic – Decorating Hints

The CDC calls this bathroom remodel, “the Used To Be Favorite, Politically Correct, Elitist, Buy Stock–Can’t Lose, Environmentally conscious, Sustainable Mexican Quick Serve” plan.

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And we’re here to help.  Zika virus be gone….

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