September 17, 2013

CDC: We Will Soon Be in Post-Antibiotic Era

Maryn McKenna, Wired

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just published a first-of-its-kind assessmentof the threat the country faces from antibiotic-resistant organisms, ranking them by the number of illnesses and deaths they cause each year and outlining urgent steps that need to be taken to roll back the trend.

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October 12, 2013
3 Members of NFL's Buccaneers Have MRSA
Tom Pelissero, USA Today
Another Tampa Buccaneers player has been diagnosed with an MRSA infection, the team said Friday, one day after acknowledging guard Carl Nicks' infection has returned. But preparations were moving forward for Sunday's game... more ››