Tag Archives: NDM-1

How to create an army of “Superbugs”

In a very good article, USA TODAY describes how hospitals across the US are fighting a “Superbug” war. What is a superbug? It is a bacterium that has gained the ability to be resistant to almost all available antibiotics. The … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, and welcome to the year of the microbe

I am making predictions in this first post of the new year. I have a pretty strong suspicion that microorganisms are going to be in the headline in a much more dominant way this year. The reasons? Let’s just start … Continue reading

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Uh-oh

Remember I told you that we were going to see more of NDM-1 in the US soon? The poster’s first response was to advise not to travel outside of the US. I am going to politely disagree. I think NDM-1 … Continue reading

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