Doctor: Powerful E.Coli In Lettuce Blamed For 1 Death Could Become More Dangerous With AntibioticsThe U.S. Centers For Disease Control announced Wednesday one person in California had died from E. Coli 0157, the powerful type of bacteria that has now reached 25 states.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
CDC: 1st U.S. Case Of Superbug Resistant To Last-Resort AntibioticDoctors fear if the resistance spreads to other bacteria, America may soon see supergerms impervious to all antibiotics.
Riverside Staffer Diagnosed In 5th Meningitis Case In UC SystemA staff member at the University of California, Riverside, has been diagnosed with meningitis in what authorities said marks the fifth-such diagnosis within in the UC system in recent months.
Flea-Borne Typhus Reported On The Rise In Orange CountyOrange County health officials say an unusually high number of cases of flea-borne typhus have cropped up recently.
'Herbal Pharmacist' Warns Not To Overuse AntibioticsDavid Foreman, the “Herbal Pharmacist,” visited KCAL9 Wednesday to discuss the dangers of overusing antibiotics.