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“Nightmare Bacteria”

According to the Centers for Disease Control, health care facilities in 42 states are reporting an increase in the incidence of infection from a deadly bacteria – the bacteria known as a carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE…

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Flu Epidemic Sweeps the Nation

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting widespread cases of the flu in 47 states in its latest report issued today. Flu cases are high in 24 states, moderate in 16, low in five and minimal in five. The report was based on findings during the week of Dec. 30 to Jan. 5. In addition to calling the flu outbreak “widespread,” the CDC has also reported that deaths from flu and pneumonia are “slightly above the epidemic threshold.”

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Epidemic or pandemic?

Most people think of epidemic and pandemic as being the same, however, they are not. though both terms do refer to an infectious disease that spreads rapidly the two are distinctly different…

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