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First US child dies from enterovirus D68

By Kerry Sheridan | 1 October 2014

The Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colorado has seen 10 patients present with respiratory enterovirus EV-D68 (AFP Photo/Marc Piscotty) 472 more words


Diseases 101: MRSA

What will we do when the world’s bacteria’s are consistently resistant to our antibiotics?

Scientists believe it’s going to become increasingly common. MRSA, or a Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, is already resistant. 497 more words

Public Places

Officials Urge Caution After Ligonier Valley Students Contract MRSA

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Officials in the Ligonier Valley School District are warning parents after several students acquired MRSA.

The district says three students contracted the infection, but believe they got it outside of school. 106 more words


Md. HS Football Players Suffered 1st & 2nd Degree Burns By Cleaning Agent

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Parents of football players at a Montgomery County school are furious after some of the boys suffered first- and second-degree burns from a powerful cleaning agent. 442 more words


The Day My Brother Passed Away

No…don’t worry. We’re not heading home for another funeral. We are all quite alive and well. Now. Maybe it’s not nice to have a title like that, but you know in writing class they always tell you to use an attention grabbing title. 1,698 more words

That Time I Almost Died

Well – I have Staph, chickies.  Like the kind that kills you fast.

Here’s the thing – as an EMT I am well aware of how dangerous Staph can be. 510 more words