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The rise of the superbug

Two thousand and five hundred people a year die from drug-resistant diseases. The most commonly heard of is Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) causing cellulitis and skin abrasions, and can lead to pneumonia and blood poisoning. 427 more words


Warning over hospital superbug rise

Nationwide research is being carried out into Klebsiella and its resistance to antibiotics

Sixteen people have died in Manchester in the past four years while infected with a highly resistant superbug, figures show. 837 more words


Ukraine's other east-west divide—western Ukrainians live five years longer than easterners

The fault line that divides Ukraine into pro- and anti-Russian chunks may be more than just linguistic, ethnic and political. Ukraine is also split by  487 more words

Virus Resurrected After Chilling in Siberia for 30,000 years

French scientists are celebrating after successfully revitalizing an ancient virus that had been lying dormant for 30,000 years in Siberian permafrost, according to the BBC… 128 more words


David reblogged this on Constant streams... and commented:

Because reviving a giant ancient virus sounds like a fantastic idea...