Superbug Gene Found In US, Again

"It's basically a wake-up call"

Less than two months after scientists discovered the first-ever case of a bacterium resistant to last-resort antibiotics in the U.S., another “superbug” has been discovered in the country. And, according to a study published in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, this superbug gene — MCR-1 — which makes E. coli resistant to the last-resort antibiotic…

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