What You Need to Know About Melioidosis, the Rare Bacterial Infection the CDC Is Warning About

Published September 1, 2021

Yahoo! Life interviewed John Sellick, professor of medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, about the melioidosis. There have been four cases of the rare bacterial infection, which has resulted in two deaths. Despite the uncertainty of how these patients in the U.S. got melioidosis, Sellick said people shouldn’t be too worried. “Most of us infectious disease doctors have never seen a case,” said Sellick. The article also appeared in Yahoo Finance (Australia) and MSN.