California inmate dies after getting Legionnaires’ disease

U.S. 03/27/19, 21:09

A California prison inmate has died after contracting Legionnaires' disease and a second inmate has tested positive for the disease, which is considered a severe type of pneumonia, authorities said Wednesday. Officials said Wednesday that they are taking precautions at a ...

Kansas records its first flu death of the season

Health 10/16/18, 22:58

Health officials say Kansas has recorded its first flu deaths of the season. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says two deaths in the state have already been directly attributed to influenza as of Monday. ...

US regulators OK updated version of decades-old antibiotic

Business 10/02/18, 19:03

U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved a modernized version of a decades-old antibiotic used to treat a number of infections.Paratek Pharmaceuticals' Nuzyra was designed to overcome the problem of resistance to tetracycline, an antibiotic widely used until recent years.The company said ...

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