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'Superbug gonorrhea': What you should know about untreatable STIs

You’ve heard about superbugs and sexually transmitted infections, but now health officials are warning of a ‘superbug’ STI that’s surfaced and may be spreading via oral sex. 1,014 more words

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Untreatable 'superbug' gonorrhea found in 3 patients: WHO

At least three people worldwide are infected with totally untreatable “superbug” strains of gonorrhea which they are likely to be spreading to others through sex, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. 427 more words

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Infectious SUPERBUG just spread to five more U.S. states, including some in the Midwest

By Amy Goodrich | Natural News

A deadly, hard-to-spot “superbug” yeast is rapidly infiltrating American hospitals. In June 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned clinics about the emergence of a new multidrug-resistant yeast strain called… 579 more words

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There's a New Antibiotic You Should Know About

Infections that are resistant to the drugs used to treat them, also known as superbugs, are a growing problem worldwide. If nothing is done, 10 million people are estimated to die each year from antibiotic resistance infections by 2050. 273 more words

The struggle against antibiotic resistance

“Animals may be evolution’s icing, but bacteria are the cake.” –Andrew Knoll, Life on a Young Planet

Rapid evolution of multi-drug resistant bacteria due to overuse of antibiotics is one of the biggest threats facing humans today. 975 more words

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Re-engineered antibiotic to fight world's most threatening superbug

US scientists have re-engineered a very important antibiotic drug to be able to fight the superbug which is considered the greatest threat to human health. 225 more words

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