bacterial infections

It was one of the grossest decisions I ever made -- but also one of the best.
Look out for these warning signs.
The waterborne bacterial infection kills 1 in 10 patients who contract it. And fighting outbreaks is a multi-front battle.
Melioidosis is thought to infect 160,000 people every year. Half of them don’t survive.
Ten of the victims, who ranged in age from 52 to 94, were hospitalized.