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Drug-resistant superbug that killed Nevada woman may be more widespread than previously known

NEW YORK — One family of superbugs, known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE, may be spreading more widely than previously thought, according to a study published Monday (PDF) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 1,448 more words


Rare superbug resistant to all US antibiotics kills Nevada woman: reports

A Nevada woman died from a superbug she contracted while traveling in India, and the bug resisted all major antibiotics produced in the U.S. when she was treated, according to multiple reports. 401 more words


CDC updates HPV vaccine recommendation; Utah remains among least-vaccinated states

SALT LAKE CITY — Many parents will be happy to know the new CDC recommendation for the vaccine against the HPV, Human Papillomavirus.

Instead of three shots spread out over six-months to a year, there are only two shots required now. 290 more words


Flu cases increasing in Virginia, now widespread

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that influenza cases are increasing in Virginia and is now widespread, according to Patient First. 386 more words


Texas A&M garners $10 million grant to establish center, fight vector-borne diseases

by Steve Byrnes, Texas A&M AgriLife

Texas A&M AgriLife recently received a substantial monetary boost to bolster its aggressive fight to stem the spread of vector-borne diseases for the public good, said Dr. 735 more words