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Nov 19, 2015 03:36 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Public health officials worry that a freakish superbug created on Chinese pig farms may take the world by storm.
May 13, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Typhoid has been an ongoing problem in developing countries, but a strain that has become resistant to antibiotics is becoming dominant.
May 4, 2015 11:20 AM ET // ABC Science News
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics that can kill a wide range of dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria.
Nov 26, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Discovery News
'Good' bacteria inside the holiday food favorite produces medicine that can kill roughly half of all infectious bacteria.
Nov 13, 2014 08:36 AM ET
About 50,000 people a year die due to drug-resistant bacteria. Fortunately, help may be on the way in the form of a new drug being developed in Sweden that could both treat severe infections and also eliminate new strains of infectious bacteria.
Sep 3, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The new study is the first to link an allergic reaction to antibiotics in fruit.
Jun 29, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Researchers look to restore the efficacy of drugs as bacteria continue to evolve.
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