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Here’s what you need to know about superbugs in the ‘post-antibiotic era’

By Danielle Edwards Antibiotics are considered one of the greatest breakthroughs in modern medicine. But in the United States, 35,000 people die a year after succumbing to germs that have evolved the ability to fend off the drugs designed to kill them. It’s why two reports from the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and an… Read More »

Superbugs… A Super Problem

Superbug is a nickname for an antibiotic resistant bacterium. They are a major health concern. It is estimated that at least 70,000 people die each year from superbug infections. The really bad news is that as more bacteria evolve to become resistant to our antibiotics it is projected that the annual death toll from superbug… Read More »