(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) As Americans worry about Ebola, the swiftly spreading virus that has traveled from West Africa to Texas, a more silent killer poses a greater danger. It sounds pedestrian, easy to dismiss.
That’s what makes it so devastating.
The U.S. health system is now under assault by antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
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Drug-resistant bacteria killed 23,000 people in America last year and caused 2 million illnesses. It is getting worse, health experts say.