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Rare superbug gene discovered on USA pig farm

Carbapenem belongs to a subset of antibiotics called beta-lactams. The researchers swabbed and "swiffered" the floors and walls of the pens at the 1,500-sow farrow-to-finish farm to collect environmental samples. A study published in January 2016 found carbapenem-resistant bacteria in dairy cow manure on farms in New Mexico and Texas-yet these resistance genes were not on plasmids, but rather on bacterial chromosomes, which are not shared in the same way.

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Valley man remembers Tennessee roots as fire death toll increased to 13

His order freed up medical professionals licensed in other states to help Tennessee victims. Smoke billows from the remains of a home on the northern outskirts of Gatlinburg, Tenn ., Thursday, Dec. "The citizens affected by the wildfires and severe storms have already been through so much, we want to make it easier for them to receive the care and services they need as they begin to pick up the pieces and rebuild their lives", Haslam said.

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Jersey City to mark 29th annual World AIDS Day

The Association says AIDS and sexually transmitted infections (STI) have hit hardest among the young and productive age group of 15 to 49 years and are among the leading cause of death for males and females 15 to 24 years old. A new survey has revealed 30% of gay and bisexual British men believe you can get HIV from sharing a toothbrush. Mr Wilson said while he appreciated his constituent's concerns about Aids "there are people who suffer from mental health problems, dementia and cancer ...

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Gilmore Girls: Cheryl Strayed is 'gobsmacked' by the Wild references

Only Rory , Lane, Michel, and the Reverend, who plays Bingo on Tuesday nights and is therefore available for a last-minute wedding, are present. "I wanted to ask before it's final: is there a way that we can expand the dragonfly? Amy told us at different times what they were going to be and I think we were both surprised".

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Interstate 35W Bridge to Light Up Red for World AIDS Day

They say people who are at high risk for getting HIV should consider this option, but anyone who believes he or she is at risk is welcome to try it. While much of the day is about remembrance and education, another major component of the day is stressing to people to get tested for the virus. Shingles is a neurological disease that usually affects the elderly.

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Jimmy Carter to Obama: Before you leave office, recognize Palestinian state

Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his hope on Monday that outgoing US President Barack Obama does not support a UN Security Council resolution against the Israeli occupation during his remaining time in the White House, Anadolu has reported .