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WHO Report: Drug-Resistant TB Reaching Crisis Levels

MDR-TB has become a global health threat as an estimated 480,000 new cases of the disease were developed in 2013.


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Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale

Legionnaires' disease acquired its name in 1976 when an outbreak of pneumonia occurred among persons attending a convention of the American Legion in Philadelphia.

Scale buildup in water systems promotes the growth of biofilms and creates a breeding ground for harmful bacteria like Legionella pneumophila (L. pneumophila), the fundamental agent of Legionnaires' disease.


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