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Doctor insights on: How Many Cases A Year Of The Plague Occur In The United States

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Dr. Thomas Doyle
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Plague (Definition)

A rare infectious disease caused by bacteria ...Read more


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How many cases a year of the plague occur in the world?

How many cases a year of the plague occur in the world?

Worldwide Plague: There are regions of the world that have had over 10, 000 cases of plague over the last 10 years and other regions of the world where the data simply isn't available. So plague is still out there and there are likely many thousands of cases taking place annually throughout the globe. ...Read more

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How many cases of myocarditis a year in the United States?

How many cases of myocarditis a year in the United States?

Hard to say: Many cases of myocarditis are clinically asymptomatic and resolve without treatment - thus hard to count. As many as 1-5% autopsies show evidence of this condition. One estimate is that there are 24,000-30,000 new cases every year. ...Read more

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How many cases of plague occur in the u.S.?

How many cases of plague occur in the u.S.?

Very few!: The plague or typhoid fever is very rare in the us. According to the cdc approximately 5, 700 cases/yr and the majority are acquired while traveling to foreign countries (about 3/4 of them). In the developing world, about 21.5 million people are affected each year. Although serious, typhoid these days can be treated with common antibiotics. ...Read more

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How many new cases of breast cancer happen in the united states in a year?

How many new cases of breast cancer happen in the united states in a year?

About 227,000: The american cancer society's most recent estimates for breast cancer in the United States are for 2012: about 226, 870 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women. About 63, 300 new cases of carcinoma in situ (cis) will be diagnosed (cis is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer). About 39, 510 women will die from breast cancer. ...Read more

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How common is diphtheria in the united states?

How common is diphtheria in the united states?

Fortunately-not very: There have been only 3 cases in the us between 2000 and 2007. Here's more information for you: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/diphtheria. ...Read more

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How many cases of infectious conjunctivitis a year in the US ?

How many cases of infectious conjunctivitis a year in the US ?

135 per 10,000 est: 'In American public schools due to the spread of infectious diseases, approximately 3 million school days are lost as a result of acute conjunctivitis." That's just in the pediatric /school-aged population. One study estimated about 4 million cases of BACTERIAL conjunctivitis per yr in the US for all age groups. The MAJORITY of conjunctivitis's are not bacterial. ...Read more

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Which is the statistic of accidents in malaysia from year 2000-2005?

Which is the statistic of accidents in malaysia from year 2000-2005?

Which type: Information can be easily googled regarding road safety. It is reported to have the 17th most dangerous roads in the world per: http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Nation/2014/02/22/Nations-with-deadliest-roads-Malaysia-17th/. I don't know about accidents in general. ...Read more

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What is the number of deaths per year in the u.S. For people with symptoms of aids?

What is the number of deaths per year in the u.S. For people with symptoms of aids?

Number of AIDS death: Since beginning of epidemic: 617, 025, including more than 16, 000 in 2008 http://www.Kff.Org/hivaids/upload/3029-12.Pdf. ...Read more

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How many cases of food borne disease are there in the united states?

How many cases of food borne disease are there in the united states?

48 millions: Cdc estimates that 1 in 6 americans or 48 million people, 128, 000 get hospitalized, and 3, 000 die of food borne diseases every year. ...Read more

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How common is hepatitis a in the united states?

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How common is hepatitis a in the united states?

Rare: Hepatitis A became a rare infection in the US especially among children since the institution of universal vaccination against it. ...Read more

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How common is tetanus in the united states?

How common is tetanus in the united states?

Very rare: About 30-50 cases of tetanus are reported to the cdc annually in the us, and unlike in the past, only about 15-25% die. This low # is attributed to the high vaccination rate. As a starting point, for more information, see: http://www.Cdc.Gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5203a1.Htm. ...Read more

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How has the percentage of people diagnosed with cancer in the united states changed over time?

How has the percentage of people diagnosed with cancer in the united states changed over time?

Increased: The number of people has increased -- there is a higher population -- but also, the imaging techniques (mri, ct), and laboratory tests have improved our ability to detect tumors much smaller than before , and so we tend to find more. ...Read more

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Are there reports of a deadly outbreak of pnemonic plague in the usa?

Internet junk: I've seen the conspiracy sites. It's not happening in the us, but there have been outbreaks in peru and madagascar, in remote rural areas where people are exposed to the bacterium which has its reservoir in wild animals. ...Read more

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How many tobacco-related deaths occur each year in the U.S.?

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How many tobacco-related deaths occur each year in the U.S.?

Tobacco/Death: More than 480,000 deaths per year, more than half of those are men, & those figures include second hand smoke deaths. ...Read more

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How many cases of dwarfism are found in the world?

How many cases of dwarfism are found in the world?

Dwarfism: Dwarfism could be any of a number of conditions that limit growth, but most people refer to achondroplasia when the describe dwarfism. Achondroplasia takes place in one birth per 25, 000 births. ...Read more

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How common are cases of chagas disease originating from bites in the USA?

How common are cases of chagas disease originating from bites in the USA?

Not very common: As your question suggests, most cases in the United States originated in Latin America with individuals having become infected as children. The parasitic infection is transmitted by the kissing bug, Triatomine, biting near the eyes or mouth. Chagas is a reportable disease in only 4 states in the US, including Texas. A very small number, 10 or fewer, of cases have been reported as locally acquired. ...Read more