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  • A common cause for admission to the hospital, community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a serious, growing health problem in the United States. It has an incidence estimated at 5.6 million cases annually. Approximately 1.7 million hospitalizations for CAP are reported each year at an annual cost of about $23 billion. The elderly consume the majority of these expenses.............Detailed information  Click here ...  

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CDC Director's report on SARS
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