A boy infected by typhoid from polluted water, lies at a hospital in al-Qouniya village in Idlib countryside, May 27, 2013. Reuters/Muzaffar Salman Read more

Drug-resistant ‘superbug’ strain of typhoid spreads worldwide

Drug-resistant ‘superbug’ strain of typhoid spreads worldwide A boy infected by typhoid from polluted water, lies at a hospital in al-Qouniya village in Idlib countryside, May 27, 2013. Reuters/Muzaffar Salman An antibiotic-resistant “superbug” strain of typhoid fever has spread globally, driven by a single family of the bacteria, called H58, according to the findings of […]

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Chicago Announces First Case of Measles

Chicago Announces First Case of Measles. As an outbreak of measles linked to several California Disney theme parks mounts, other states are also seeing measles appear. This week, for instance, a suburb of Chicago has announced its first case of the year. Illinois Public Health Director Nirav Shah reported that the case was identified earlier […]

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California measles outbreak grows to 68 cases – CNN.com

(CNN)The measles outbreak in California is growing. The number of cases has increased to 68, with 48 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, state health officials reported Friday. Two days ago, the health department reported 59 cases, 42 with a Disney connection. In addition, nine cases have been reported in Arizona, Utah, […]