Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

A basket of medical supplies await storage. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Drug-resistant bacteria are common killers

ATLANTA (AP) — For the first time, the government is estimating how many people die from drug-resistant bacteria each year — more than 23,000, or about as many as those killed annually by flu. The […]



Officials alarmed by increasing superbug reports

NEW YORK (AP) – Health officials are reporting an alarming increase in some dangerous superbugs at U.S. hospitals. These superbugs from a common germ family have become extremely resistant to treatment with antibiotics.



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