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(Telegraph)   In case you were still thinking of vacationing in Syria, doctors there are now seeing a spike in the number of cases of typhoid, hepatitis, the flesh-eating parasite leishmaniasis, and polio   ( telegraph.co.uk) divider line
    More: Scary, Syrians, polio, World Health Organisation, peace conference, civil wars, Deir Ezzor, public hospital, skin lesions  
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2013-10-21 09:21:11 AM  
More like Soreia, right guys?! Guys?
2013-10-21 10:39:40 AM  
And I'm sure it's mere coincidence that this is happening now.
2013-10-21 10:39:52 AM  
Damnit... there goes my vacation plans >:(
2013-10-21 10:43:31 AM  
Wars cause disease.  That's part of how the Bush Death Toll is rated in the hundreds of thousands, not the tens.
2013-10-21 10:43:42 AM  

JonnyG: And I'm sure it's mere coincidence that this is happening now.

Yeah, I haven't heard of anything going on there that would force people to flee their homes and live in sub-standard, unclean camps.  CNN only has stories about some pop star dancing provocatively.  Must be a slow news day.
2013-10-21 10:47:05 AM  
yeah, I always try to pick a spot for vacation where the majority of the population wipes their butts with their hands and has no water to wash with.
2013-10-21 10:47:56 AM  
Was that before or after Royal Caribbean started docking there?
2013-10-21 11:20:11 AM  
Also in death by explosions, gunfire, chemical weapons, ...
2013-10-21 11:20:44 AM  
Good Frontline episode on Syria:


And to laugh to take the pain away (skip to 5:30)
2013-10-21 11:37:13 AM  
Someone wittier than me needs to make this Jenny McCarthy.

/more coffee
2013-10-21 11:38:39 AM  
.. and their women are hot!

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2013-10-21 11:39:26 AM  
To be clear..I was not.  I have been lured by the luxury resorts of Darfur
2013-10-21 11:43:03 AM  
In related news, Syria can now be discribed as post-apocalyptic, joining Somalia and Detroit.
2013-10-21 11:49:54 AM  

Richard C Stanford: In related news, Syria can now be discribed as post-apocalyptic, joining Somalia and Detroit.

HAY! Detroit is supposed to get street lights like, next week!

Seriously. They said they won't do shady shiat with the $300,000,000 we got. We're gonna get cops, too!!

No, really!

Stop laughing.
2013-10-21 01:31:53 PM  
But who released the WMD's? At least we now know what was in them.
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