U.S. records first case of antibiotics-resistant bacteria

U.S. health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to all known antibiotics, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads. “We risk being in a post-antibiotic world,” said Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers… Read More U.S. records first case of antibiotics-resistant bacteria

U.S. Navy fighter jets collide off North Carolina coast

Two Navy fighters collided off the North Carolina Coast on Thursday and a fishing boat rescued all four crew members, officials said. The two F/A-18F Super Hornets “were involved in a flight mishap” about 10:40 a.m., said Ensign Mark Rockwellpate, a Navy spokesperson. A commercial fishing crew plucked four aviators, two from each aircraft, from… Read More U.S. Navy fighter jets collide off North Carolina coast