Since Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida on September 30th, Convoy of Hope Disaster Services Teams have distributed relief supplies to over 100,000 people, while also continuing to serve Hurricane Fiona survivors in Puerto Rico as well as Kentucky residents who suffered catastrophic flooding last July.
Drug-resistant germs called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, are on the rise and have become more resistant to last-resort antibiotics during the past decade, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report. These bacteria are causing more hospitalized patients to get infections that, in some cases, are impossible to treat.
Study shows how to create effective antibiotics that don't damage hearing
June 15, 2012
The world needs new antibiotics to overcome the ever-increasing resistance of disease-causing bacteria – but it doesn’t need the side effect that comes with some of the most powerful ones now available: hearing loss.
Chronic pain. Chronic fatigue. Regular ER visits. Memory loss and confusion. Seizures. In the mid-1990s the rash of symptoms were the calling card for a group of Southwest Airlines employees working at the airline’s San Antonio reservations center.