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Legionnaires' Disease Kills Seven, Sickens 86 In New York City

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Seven people are dead and at least 86 others have been sickened after an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx, a borough of New York City. ...

Inter-Kingdom Horizontal DNA Transfer in All Directions: Infectious Bacteria Evolve by Acquiring Protein Domains From Eukaryotic Hosts

James A. Shapiro | Posted 01.06.2013 | Science
James A. Shapiro

Earlier blogs have covered horizontal DNA transfer between bacteria and from bacteria and fungi to animals. This blog will present some of the evidence for horizontal transfer in the reverse direction: DNA acquisition by infectious bacteria from eukaryotic hosts.