Puppies can be cute and cuddly, but they also carry germs that might make you very sick, a new government report warns.
An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Campylobacter infections in 2017 and 2018 that sickened 118 people in 18 states was traced to pet store puppies, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Though fewer Americans are now dying from infectious diseases, great disparities persist across the country, a new study finds.
Between 1980 and 2014, just over 4 million Americans died from infectious diseases. But while overall infectious disease deaths have dropped almost 19 percent, death rates differed widely by county. A number of factors fuel these disparities, the researchers ...