Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by xomputer, Feb 11, 2011.
It sounds good!!!
Next will be the Uberbug.
Family tree stops MRSA outbreak...
DNA sequencing of MRSA used to stop outbreak
13 November 2012 - An outbreak of the hospital superbug MRSA has been brought to an end by UK doctors cracking the bacterium's genetic code.
Rising antibiotic resistance...
Antibiotic resistance 'big threat to health'
16 November 2012 - Antibiotic resistance is growing
Making superbugs vulnerable to existing antibiotics...
Scientists Find New Strategy Against Drug-Resistant Superbugs
February 07, 2013 - Scientists may have found an effective new weapon against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. They did not create a new drug to kill these microbes; instead, they found a way to interfere with the metabolism of the extra-hardy bacterium - E. coli in this case - so that the germs became more vulnerable to existing antibiotics.
Granny says it's dat endtime plague inna Bible - we all gonna die...
Officials alarmed by increasing superbug reports
5 Mar.`13 Health officials say there's been an alarming increase in some dangerous superbugs at U.S. hospitals.
Growing superbug threat to hospitals & nursing homes...
CDC says nightmare bacteria a growing threat
March 5,`13 - Federal officials warned Tuesday that nightmare bacteria including the deadly superbug that struck a National Institutes of Health facility two years ago are increasingly resistant to even the strongest antibiotics, posing a growing threat to hospitals and nursing homes nationwide.
Nursing homes on guard for CRE...
Nursing homes brace for the "nightmare bacteria"
March 11, 2013 - Longterm care facilities are bracing for what federal health officials call a "nightmare" drug-resistant bacteria that kills almost half of those it infects, after officials received a strongly worded advisory last week.
Granny says, "Dat's right - we all gonna die o' plagues an' pestilences, just like it says inna Bible...
Unchecked superbugs could kill 10 million a year, cost $100 trillion
11 Dec.`14 - Drug-resistant superbugs could kill an extra 10 million people a year and cost up to $100 trillion (£63.68 trillion) by 2050 if their rampant global spread is not halted, according to a British government-commissioned review.
New superbug antibiotic discovered...
New Antibiotic Offers Hope Against Resistant Bugs
January 07, 2015 ~ International public health officials have expressed alarm that once highly-effective antibiotics, developed in some cases more than 50 years ago, are losing the war against dangerous infections, allowing once treatable diseases to grow into deadly illnesses worldwide — so-called "superbugs."
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