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Antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” kill approximately 23,000 Americans each year, the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed on Monday.
While influenza activity throughout the US remains elevated, the number of states reporting widespread illness resulting from the virus decreased last week, prompting federal health officials to suggest that the worst might be over for this flu season.
Experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are warning that anyone planning to attend state fairs should take care around pigs due to a new strain of swine flu that has been passing from the mammals to people.
Improper use of insecticides to kill bedbugs resulted in 80 illnesses and one fatality over a three-year period.
Documents made public on Thursday show that the vaccine meant to protect children and the elderly from the H1N1 virus found their way to some rather unexpected places.
By MIKE STOBBE By Mike Stobbe The Associated Press ATLANTA An Oregon man, given less than a year to live, had a complete remission of advanced deadly skin cancer after an experimental treatment that revved up his immune system to fight the tumors.