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New front opens in war on superbugs – experts

Apr 11, 2016 - 11:15 AM

A newly discovered antibiotic resistant gene is threatening to open a new front in the war against superbugs by rendering a last resort drug impotent

In this file photo, tuberculosis samples are put under the microscope in a laboratory in South Africa. Rodger Bosch/AFP

'Invincible' bacteria threatens global epidemic – study

Nov 19, 2015 - 3:01 PM

The discovery could herald a virtual return to the Dark Ages with doctors unable to control common germs

Edited image showing Color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph showing Salmonella Typhimurium (red) invading cultured human cells. Original image from Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH