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A Drug-Resistant 'Superbug" Has Killed 11 and Infected Many More, and Still Spreading

SEATTLE (Reuters) – A drug-resistant superbug infected 32 people at a Seattle hospital over a two-year period, with the bacteria spreading through contaminated medical scopes that had been cleaned to the manufacturer’s recommendation, officials said on Thursday. 370 more words

End Time Prophecy

Reasons to be cheerful

Returning from a hard day’s work at the excavations of Tutankhamen’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings in March 1923, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, took the top off a recent mosquito bite whilst shaving in the bathroom of his suite at the Winter Palace Hotel in Luxor. 290 more words

Can this Newly Discovered Antibiotic Kill the Most Dangerous Superbugs?

Antibiotic resistance is spreading faster than the introduction of new compounds into clinical practice, threatening the evolution of health care.

Thanks to a recent discovery by researchers, however, we may be able to worry a little less. 84 more words

Hospital News

Antibiotics To Fight Superbugs

What an age we live in. Scientists are using 3D printers to build limbs. Nanobots are being designed for surgery and now we can kill the superbugs?!? 127 more words

General Geekery

CDC Updates

Since 2010, the Center for Disease Control has released memo updates about the removal of oral cephalosporins in the treatment protocol of Gonorrhea, due to the prevalence of the antibiotic resistant… 50 more words


Time to cancel the antibiotic resistant superbug 'Armageddon'?

We’ve all read the stories predicting mayhem thanks to humans overusing antibiotics, thus creating drug-resistant superbugs that will kill millions!

If left unchecked, #superbugs could result in 10 million deaths each year by 2050…

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US Politics


Scientists have discovered an antibiotic which could be used to treat tuberculosis and drug-resistant infections caused by superbugs in the future. 266 more words