antibiotic resistance

New Report On Superbugs Is Full Of Bad News

New Report On Superbugs Is Full Of Bad News

The world continues to lose ground against antibiotic resistance, according to a new report out this week from U.S. health institute, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And among other things, the number of superbugs that pose a dire threat to the health of Americans has only gotten larger…

Even The Flies Inside Hospitals Carry Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Even The Flies Inside Hospitals Carry Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Upwards of 90 per cent of insects found in British hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, according to new research. Alarmingly, a significant portion of this bacteria is resistant to one or more antibiotics, highlighting a previously under-appreciated health risk—though the researchers caution that chances of infection are low.