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Superbug’s spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control

“Super-Bug”

  • a strain of bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotic drugs.
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Antibiotic Resistance: SuperBug to the infection!

Today, ear infections, strep throat, and UTIs are typically mild infections. But that hasn’t always been true- before antibiotics, these illnesses made people severely ill, and could even be deadly. 2,080 more words

New Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Discovered in China

Editor’s Note: We’re horrified to learn that we’re the first international news outlet to bring massive attention to this story. This superbug was first revealed in The Lancet, a peer-reviewed medical journal. 89 more words

World News

Drug-Resistant Pneumonia That's Deadly and Contagious Appears in China

Drug-resistant superbugs have been steadily becoming a bigger problem, and unfortunately, there hasn’t been an adequate amount of resources devoted to addressing the issue. There really needs to be sharp focus on the antibiotic resistance problem before it gets a lot worse. 381 more words

Disease

Newly emerged superbug discovered

The Partner State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences at the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) discovered a newly emerged superbug, hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae, which may cause untreatable and fatal infections in relatively healthy individuals and will pose enormous threat to human health. 127 more words

Disease

'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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