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Superbugs pose risk of global epidemic

November 19, 2015 Note Nots 0

  Superbugs from animals now pose a global threat after becoming resistant to antibiotic defences. Chinese researchers have discovered an “extremely worrying” gene that makes infectious bacteria such as Escherichia coli (E.coli) highly resistant to polymyxins.