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Overuse of antibiotics in animals seen as dangerous to public health

Bacteria are increasingly becoming resistant to antibiotics through their overuse on farms and the resulting superbugs are getting into the human food chain and the environment.  About 700,000 people people around the world die every year from infections that cannot »

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New combo therapy kills some drug-resistant bacteria

The World Health Organization has warned about the looming danger of bacteria that have become resistant to antibiotics and now some Canadian researchers think they have found a possible solution. Some bacteria have a protective shell There are several bacteria »

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Increasing concern about antibiotic-resistant bacteria

For Dr Mark Joffe, and many others dealing with infectious diseases, the problem is serious, and growing: “We are looking…at more and more antibiotic-resistant bacteria that will be difficult to treat with antibiotics.” In addition, according to Dr Joffe, there’s »