Superbug

Alarming new "superbug" gene found in animals and people in China

A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China - including in samples of bacteria with epidemic potential, researchers said on Wednesday.

July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017

Finding the superbug, the invincible bacteria

Scientists find invincible bacteria resistant to all antibiotics in city locations

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

Alarming new "superbug" gene found in animals and people in China

A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China - including in samples of bacteria with epidemic potential, researchers said on Wednesday.