During the last 4 years, Hospital Acquired Infections KILLED 400,000 wonderful Americans. Their families and friends went to 400,000 funerals. They placed 400,000 tombstones on 400,000 graves.
During the last 4 years, Hospital Acquired Infections like superbugs INFECTED 8 MILLION Americans. They have higher hospital bills, higher medication bills, and higher medical insurance. This causes life-shattering pain and suffering for 8 MILLION patients and their families!
During the last 4 years, Americans paid over 120 BILLION DOLLARS for Hospital Acquired Infection!
The Plague is an epidemic disease caused by bacteria.
A Plague brings death and severe sickness on a giant scale.
During the Dark Ages, the Black Death Plague (a superbug) killed millions! SUPERBUGS are bacteria that cause death and severe sickness. Superbugs (and other bacteria) KILL 100,000 Americans every year and infect 2 MILLION Americans every year with severe sickness. The Plagues are here! The Plagues are Superbugs! They are growing more powerful everyday! Superbugs are winning the war against Americans. The President and Congress should have a nationwide effort to fight superbugs.
SUPERBUG KILL RATES (mortality rates):
MRSA (USA600) = 50% KILL RATE within 30 days; (Standard) MRSA = 20% to 35% KILL RATE
CRKP (Pneumonia) = 50% KILL RATE; CRE = 40% KILL RATE; Systemic Vibrio = 50% KILL RATE
MSSA = 30% to 40% KILL RATE; STREP A = 28% KILL RATE; VRE = 40% KILL RATE
Resistant A. Baumannii = 80% KILL RATE; P. Aeruginosa with PT = 86% KILL RATE
- Aeruginosa = 40% to 60% KILL RATE
NOTE: Without effective antibiotics, many SUPERBUGS have a 90% KILL RATE.
The Superbugs are winning! The Plagues are Superbugs!
The 21st Century will be the Century of the Plagues!