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    FILE - A municipal worker prepares insecticide to be sprayed at Sambodrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan. 26, 2016. The Sambadrome will be the site of the archery competition during the Rio Olympics.

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    First Drug-resistant Bacteria Case in US Is Not First in World

    Untreatable bacterial infections often are caused by too-frequent use of antibiotics; one experts says prescribing practices should be reviewed


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