Snow blindness

Snow blindness

Welding eyes and snow blindness are actually two different names for one and the same condition. As the name suggests, welding eyes can form during welding, and snow blindness is common in the high mountains. When …

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SARS and MERS

SARS and MERS

What is SARS and MERS? SARS stands for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. It is a life-threatening form of pneumonia. The disease SARS was first detected in November 2002 in the province of Guangdong (China) and has …

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