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Dan Zukowski – Antibiotic Resistant Infections Kill 23,000 Americans Each Year, Sicken 2 Million

There’s something the farm lobby doesn’t want you to know: how much their use of antibiotics in livestock poses a risk to you and your children. Drug resistant infections are on the rise, according to the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, “with numbers suggesting that up to 50,000 lives are lost each year to antibiotic-resistant infections in Europe and the U.S. …

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First 13 cases of deadly fungal infection emerge in US

Thirteen cases of a sometimes deadly and often drug-resistant fungal infection, Candida auris, have been reported in the United States for the first time, health officials said Friday. The infection, which often spreads in hospitals and other health care settings, can invade the ear canal, urine and bloodstream. Four of the US patients diagnosed with the infection have died, although …