4 articles
The Nearly Unstoppable Superbugs
May 13, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

A particularly virulent type of bacteria called CREs, which include E. coli and Salmonella, is gaining in strength. Can we develop better antibiotics...

NDM-1 “Superbug” Now Acquired in Canada
Dec 13, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

The emergence of locally acquired NDM-1 in two Canadian hospitals raises concerns about “superbugs” and antibiotics’ future futility. NDM-1, or New...

New Superbug Found in US Hospital
Jun 27, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced two more cases of an emerging type of “superbug” last week. Two patients in a Rhode Island...

Drug resistant bug review: NDM-1 in New Delhi’s sewage, WHO calls to action, recent outbreaks of antibiotic resistant bacteria
Apr 13, 2011 | healthmap

  Last summer, media around the world reported on a newly discovered gene that provides bacteria the ability to evade almost all antibiotics (see our...