Tag: Center for Disease Control and Prevention

‘We’ve reached the end of antibiotics’: Top CDC expert declares that ‘miracle drugs’ that have saved millions are no match against ‘superbugs’ because people have overmedicated themselves

By  Snejana Farberov PUBLISHED: 00:30 EST, 26  October 2013 |  UPDATED: 01:17 EST, 26 October 2013     Health crisis: Dr Arjun Srinivasan, the associate  director of the CDC, told PBS’ Frontline that misuse and overuse of antibiotics  over the years have rendered them powerless to fight infections […]

CDC Wants Safety Threat Information on Goose Flu

WASHINGTON (CN) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention request information and comments to questions on a highly contagious “goose” variant of avian influenza H5N1 viruses. The viruses contain a hemagglutinin from the Goose/Guangdong/1/96 lineage. The CDC, among other questions, asks about “their potential to pose a […]