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Nasty ‘superbug’ is being studied by UB researchers

Ellen Goldbaum EurekAlert BUFFALO, N.Y. — University at Buffalo researchers are expressing concern about a new, under-recognized, much more potent variant of a common bacterium that has surfaced in the U.S. “Historically, in Western countries, classical strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae … Continue reading

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E.coli outbreak is new ‘super-toxic’ strain of bacteria that is resistant to antibiotics

Source: Daily Mail Scientists have identified ‘an entirely new super-toxic’ strain of E.coli which has infected more than 1,600 people worldwide, including seven in the UK. Chinese and German researchers have been working round the clock to identify the strain, … Continue reading

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