The first week of March 2013 brought us news and headlines like the following: ‘Nightmare’ Bacteria Spreading in U.S. Hospitals, Nursing Homes TUESDAY, March 5 — A “nightmare” bacteria that is resistant...Read More
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The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 killed somewhere between 20 and 40 million people, more than the total of those who died in World War I. It has been called the most devastating epidemic in recorded world history. More...Read More
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released the report, “Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013” (hereafter, the “Report”) which announced that “antimicrobial resistance is one of our most serious...Read More
If you haven’t read the “Rogues Gallery of Superbugs” here on this blog, please take a look at it. It will help you make a lot more sense out of this post. And keep in mind, the “Rogues Gallery” is only a...Read More
The Post-Antibiotic Era: Emerging Deadly Superbugs “With more than 40 diseases in existence today that were unknown a generation ago, and about 1,100 epidemic events verified by the WHO [World Health Organization] in the past...Read More