Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

Superbug Resistant to Every Antibiotic Available in US Kills Nevada Woman

A woman in Nevada died when a superbug she picked up in India proved resistant to all 26 antibiotics available in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The account of the unnamed woman’s death was made public on Friday in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Public health officials…

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It’s Here: Dangerous New Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Lands in the US

Is a post-antibiotic era finally upon us? Some experts fear that it is. For the first time, an antibiotic-resistant superbug has been found in a person in the United States, sparking fears of a possible “end of the road” for antibiotics. The Washington Post reports: The antibiotic-resistant strain was found last month in the urine…

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