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Antibiotic Superbugs Have Just Reached the US

By Jenn Loro - May 30, 2016 11:02 AM EDT

An antibiotic-resistant superbug has been recently discovered in the US after a Pennsylvania woman exhibited traces of a rare E.Coli strain that resisted antibiotics including Colistin. Reports of E.Coli superbug was previously documented in China but later surfaced in Europe and other parts of the world.

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Shigella Bacteria Acquires Drug Resistance, CDC Warns Outbreak

By Peter R - Apr 03, 2015 09:54 AM EDT

Health experts are concerned as the bacteria spreads easily due to inadequate hygiene.

Drug Resistance, Bacteria

10th Century Remedy Can Kill Modern Superbugs like MRSA

By Peter R - Apr 02, 2015 12:33 PM EDT

The remedy found in Bald's Leechbook, was shown to be highly effective against hard to treat Staphylococcus aureus bacteria.

Drug Resistance, Bacteria

Superbug From Dirty Equipment Kills Two, Infects Seven at UCLA Hospital- Hundreds at Risk

By Peter R - Feb 19, 2015 11:57 AM EST

The infection was caused by equipment used for gastrointestinal procedures.

In Rio Carioca, near Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro

Deadly Superbug Discovered in Rio Summer Olympics Waters

By R. Siva Kumar - Dec 21, 2014 01:19 PM EST

Research shows that super bacteria live in the waters of the 2016 sailing and surfing spots of Rio Summer Olympics.


Drug-Resistant Super Bacteria Could Kill Over 10 Million More Annually by 2050

By Peter R - Dec 11, 2014 01:12 PM EST

A high-level review paper claims drug resistance could increase the health toll on economy if left unchecked.

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