|Written by Kelly |
|Wednesday, 17 October 2007 15:12|
| Rare Tropical Fungus Infects Four, Kills Two in Washington State|
A rare tropical fungus has found its way into Washington state infecting at least four residents, two of whom have died, a health official said.
Rare Mosquito Illness Claims Life of 6-Year-Old in West Virginia
Following the death of a 6-year-old Fayette County, W. Va., girl from a rare disease transmitted by mosquitoes, three states are focusing on a puzzling phenomenon.
Staph Infection Kills Virginia Student, Prompts Closing of 21 Schools
A high school student has died as the result of a treatment-resistant staph infection, prompting Virginia officials to shut down 21 schools to keep the illness from spreading.
Staph responsible for 90,000 deaths per year in the US
More than 90,000 Americans get potentially deadly infections each year from a drug-resistant staph "superbug," the government reported Tuesday in its first overall estimate of invasive disease caused by the germ.
And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.