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“Antibiotics”

Mar 30, 2016 04:59 AM ET
When healthy livestock receive antibiotics, it can create the perfect environment for antibiotic-resistant bacteria to thrive, putting human meat eaters at risk.
Dec 23, 2015 06:52 AM ET // Laine Bergeson
A bacteria that resists one of the last-resort antibiotics has turned up in the UK.
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.
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