Flu-Pneumonia
                                            # 8. cause of death in 2005

Deaths from Flu: 63,730 annual deaths for influenza and pneumonia (NVSR Sep 2001); estimated 20,000 deaths from
flu (NIAID)

Below are a few disease causing microorganisms studies show cause pneumonia and flu.
Seven are listed by EPA as
primary pathogens in sludge biosolids.
Five are
coliform which EPA claims will not cause disease.
Most
bacteria also cause necrotizing infections -- flesh eating bacteria

Bacteria
1. Achromobacter -- pneumonia
2.
Acinetobacter -- pneumonia
3.
Actinobacteria or Actinomycetes -- Necrotizing pneumonia
4.
Bordetella -- Necrotizing pneumonia
5.
Campylobacter jejuni -- pneumonia
    EPA lists as Primary Pathogen in sludge biosolids
6. Corynebacterium -- pneumonitis, -- diphtheria,
7.
Escherichia coli -- pneumonia        (coliform)
    EPA lists as Primary
Pathogen in sludge biosolids
8. Flavobacterium  -- pneumonia
9.
Francisella -- bilateral hemorrhagic necrotizing pneumonia
10.
Haemophilus -- pneumonia,
11.
Kingella --  pneumonia,  
12.
Klebsiella -- pneumonia             (coliform)                                                     
13.
Moraxella  -- pneumonia
14.
Morganella -- pneumonia         (coliform)
14. Mycoplasma -- pneumonia
15.
Nocardia -- pneumonia
16.
Rothia -- pneumonia
17.
Salmonella -- pneumonia         (coliform)
    EPA lists as Primary
Pathogen in sludge biosolids
18. Staphylococcus -- pneumonia
19.
Streptobacillus moniliformis -- pneumonia
20.
Streptococcus -- pneumonia
21.
Streptomyces -- Pneumonia
22.
Yersinia -- pneumonia           (coliform)

Viruses
23. Adenovirus -- pneumonia
24.
coronavirus -- pneumonia
25.
Orthomyxoviridae -- Influenzavirus A -- Influenzavirus B -- Influenzavirus C
26.
Paramyxoviruses -- pneumonia -- parainfluenza viruses -- 745,000 deaths in 2001
27.
Poliovirus --   pneumonia
        
EPA lists as Primary Pathogen in sludge biosolids

Worms
28.
Ascariasis -- eosinophilic pneumonitis -- transmit other organisms, causing bacterial pneumonia.
    EPA lists as a disease of Primary
Pathogen in sludge biosolids
29.
Trichinosis Myalgias --  Pneumonia
    EPA lists as Primary
Pathogen in sludge biosolids

Fungus
30.
Aspergillus -- pneumonia
      EPA lists as Primary
Pathogen in sludge biosolids


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