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Here's What's Causing India's 'Superbug' Problem
By Susmita Baral, On Assignment For HuffPost
It's not as simple as reducing the nation's massive antibiotic consumption.
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Sewage Saved This Man's Life. Someday It Could Save Yours.
Bacteriophages -- viruses found in soil, water and human waste -- may be the cure in a post-antibiotic world.
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These 3 Superbugs Pose The Greatest Risk To Human Health
By Stephanie Bucklin, Live Science
In a new report, the WHO identified pathogens they are particularly worried about.
This Scientist Sent A Superbug To Space To Help Life On Earth
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Solving global issues requires a paradigm shift in how we approach them.
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The Unexpected Place Superbugs Are Spreading -- Hospital Sinks And Pipes
By Sara G. Miller, LiveScience.com
Until now, it was unclear how bacteria in hospital pipes could infect patients.
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A Superbug That Threatens People With Cystic Fibrosis Is Spreading Globally
It has evolved to jump from patient to patient.
The First Cases Of Drug-Resistant Fungus Candida Auris Found In The U.S.
It's already been linked to four deaths.
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Do You Know Who Used Your Hospital Bed Before You?
By Kathryn Doyle, Reuters
It might put you at higher risk for infection.
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Cheap Drugs May Have Turned This Indian Lake Into A 'Superbug Hotspot'
By Zeba Siddiqui, Reuters
Drug-resistant bacteria are a growing threat to modern medicine.
The Age Of The Superbug Is Already Here
The U.N. is convening a landmark meeting this week on antibiotic resistance, but scientists are concerned the action may be too late.
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We Have No Idea How Many People Die From Superbug Infections
By Ryan McNeill, Deborah J. Nelson and Yasmeen Abutaleb, Reuters
Thanks to lax hospital standards.
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Experts Anticipate More Superbug Cases In Coming Months
By Ransdell Pierson, Reuters
Two superbug cases have thwarted last-resort antibiotics so far.
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Researchers Find Second U.S. Patient Infected With 'Superbug' Gene
The mcr-1 gene makes bacteria highly resistant to the last-resort antibiotic called colistin, which is used to treat multi-drug-resistant infections.
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