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How Many Cases A Year Of The Plague Occur In The United States
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many people contracted sars in the united states during the 2003 outbreak? How many people died of sars in the united states?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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