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Geography of Bacteria-Related Deaths

The Lopsided Geography of America's Bacteria-Related Deaths

from the site:

The sepsis puzzle just got a slight bit clearer, thanks to new research from the University of Pennsylvania. A medical team has conducted a detailed survey of American sepsis mortality, identifying several "hotspots" with abnormally high reports of deaths. They also located a "coolspot" in the western part of the country where sepsis rates appear to be below average.