Legionella bacteria can cause Legionnaires' disease—a type of pneumonia—as well as a less serious illness known as Pontiac fever
Melioidosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Burkholderia pseudomallei, which is found in tropical and subtropical climates.
Melioidosis is endemic to tropical and subtropical climates but four cases have recently been documented in the U.S., including two fatalities.
"Unlike the germs that cause most foodborne outbreaks, the bacteria responsible for melioidosis can take two to three weeks to make someone sick," the CDC said.
Raymond "Skipper" Mock from Cameron County passed away after suffering from organ failure and sepsis.
Experts said that over 1 billion aquatic animals on the Pacific Coast—including snails, mussels and clams—may have been cooked to death in the heat.
Vibrio vulnificus, which can be caused from eating raw or undercooked seafood such as oysters, is naturally present in brackish and salt water.
Around 1,600 people develop listeriosis every year in the United States, CDC figures show, with around 260 of these individuals dying from the disease.
The cases are unusual given that the disease is endemic to tropical and subtropical climates.
Leana Stendell woke up vomiting, and was in a coma 12 hours later.
Listeria can cause listeriosis, which primarily affects older adults, people with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women.
Researchers in India made the concerning discovery, with their findings made public earlier this year.
This alcohol-free hand sanitizer, that's used when soap and water aren't available, could be especially harmful to those with compromised immune systems.
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Jamie Lynn Ridd had pleaded guilty in June to buying insulin, E. coli., and other bacteria on the dark web that she allegedly used to inject into her roommate, potentially causing staph infections.
In the United States, around seven human plague cases are recorded every year,
Bubonic plague is a potentially deadly disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis.
The findings suggest that keeping our mouths clean may help keep the germs at bay, co-author Daniel J. Slade of Virginia Tech told Newsweek.
The discovery could shed light on the mysterious formation of strange, metallic balls that have been documented on the seafloor across many parts of the world.
In Mongolia, at least one person dies from plague every year, despite public health campaigns warning people to avoid eating or coming into contact with marmots.
The plague is caused by the Yersinia pestis bacteria.
It is currently not clear how the individual became infected.
A technique developed by Purdue University scientists could allow doorknobs and other metal surfaces to be modified in a way that would kill bacteria on contact.
Tests in mice and humans suggest too much salt can dampen the body's response to infection. A healthy diet, sleep, exercise and reducing stress may help the immune system function.
The bacteria were found at Loki's Castle—a field of active marine hydrothermal vents.
"This groundbreaking work signifies a paradigm shift in antibiotic discovery and indeed in drug discovery more generally," said researcher Roy Kishony.
Toxic shock syndrome is a rare but life-threatening condition.
"Vaping is often quoted as being less harmful than smoking. But less harmful isn't the same as safe," Dr. Deirdre Gilpin of the School of Pharmacy at Queen's University Belfast told Newsweek.
The process was discovered following an infection of one patient, who had to undergo four amputations during a life-saving procedure after the disease turned deadly.