Bacteria

  • Woman Hospitalized After Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria

    A San Diego woman is on the road to recovery Wednesday, nearly two weeks after she was diagnosed with potentially deadly flesh-eating bacteria. Noelle Guastucci’s nightmare ordeal began on the Fourth of July holiday when her foot began to swell and developed a rash, KTLA sister station KSWB in San...
  • Rare Bacteria found in Texas has now hit Louisiana Waters!

    Under a magnification of 125X, this photomicrograph of a brain tissue specimen depicts the cytoarchitectural changes associated with a free-living, Naegleria fowleri, amebic infection. Naegleria fowleri is found in fresh water. The CDC warns that the brain-eating amoeba was recently found in Texas and Louisiana, and causes fatal meningoencephalitis...
  • More Than 132,000 Pounds of Ground Meat Being Recalled due to Deadly Ecoli Virus

    Cargill Meat Solutions issued a recall of 132,606 pounds of ground meat due to a deadly e. coli outbreak, the US Department of Agriculture said Wednesday. Eighteen people have become sick with e. coli illness linked to this meat. One of them died. The recalled meat, which may be contaminated with...
  • Massive egg recall…More people becoming sick from salmonella outbreak…See if you purchased eggs

    More people are becoming sick from a salmonella outbreak that prompted a massive egg recall. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says at least 35 people across nine states have been infected by the bacteria. Hospitals treated 11 victims. A dozen more cases of salmonella traced to...
  • Bathroom hand dryers are hothouses for bacteria

    Bathrooms hand dryers may seem like the sanitary option, but they’re actually spreading bacteria. A stomach-turning study published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology found up to 60 different spore-forming colonies grew after exposure to 30 seconds of hot air.   Source: NY Post Featured Image: Getty Images   Inset Image:...
  • Video: What’s found in the sodas at these fast food restaurants

      Calling all fast food chain lovers. If you are the kind of person who likes to super-size your meal, you might want to skip having a soda at these fast food chain restaurants. Source: USA Today Photo Credit: Reader’s Digest Photo Credit: Birmingham Mail Photo Credit: Nottingham Post...
  • WATCH: Deadly meat ?!

    Potentially-deadly bacteria is growing stronger, because our food is being pumped with too many antibiotics pic.twitter.com/APGZijUpZO — NowThis (@nowthisnews) June 7, 2017 Source: Now This News Featured Image: ChowHound...