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National Health News Multidrug-resistant Shigellosis Spreading in the United States

Multidrug-resistant Shigellosis Spreading in the United States

International travelers are bringing a multidrug-resistant intestinal illness to the United States and spreading it to others who have not traveled, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Shigella sonnei bacteria resistant to the antibiotic ciprofloxacin sickened 243 people in 32 states and Puerto Rico between May 2014 […]

4/2/15 at 1:15 pm     1432          Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

Adults Need Vaccines, Too! Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Celebrates National Immunization Awareness Month Every year, thousands of adults in the United States suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, or even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccination. To celebrate the importance of immunizations throughout life – and to help remind adults […]

8/5/14 at 2:16 pm     1559