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Ok, two years ago my father died from MRSA pneumonia. I watched him die. Will you read this?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:47 PM on Oct. 28, 2009 in Health

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  • Swine flu deaths tied to bacterial infections
    Finding alters view of experts
    By Henry L. Davis
    News Medical Reporter
    Updated: October 02, 2009, 7:01 PM / 0 comments
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    Bacterial infections on top of swine flu are now seen as a major culprit in the deaths of otherwise healthy people with the new influenza virus.

    This was the same potentially dangerous combination that killed two Buffalo children in June.

    The finding, reported this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, alters experts' view of swine flu and offers an additional line

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:05 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • of defense against a potentially lethal infection.

    The emerging role of bacterial infections in the deaths of individuals with swine flu suggests that in addition to a swine flu vaccination, many people would benefit from the pneumococcal vaccine to stop the bacteria responsible for pneumonia, sinusitis, meningitis, bronchitis and other illnesses.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:06 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

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