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Superbugs in Showdown With Antibiotics, 'Crisis' Predicted

November 18, 2013
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New information published Sunday shows up to a century of medical advances could be lost because of new superbugs that are immune to antibiotics.

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Robots Fighting Superbugs

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AP (Apr. 29, 2013) — In this era of threatening superbugs, products for fighting hospital infections seem to be multiplying as fast as the germs themselves. Hospitals can now fight superbugs with devices that resemble Star Wars robots.
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Antibiotic Progress on Superbugs Called "Alarmingly Slow"

Antibiotic Progress on Superbugs Called "Alarmingly Slow"

CBC (Apr. 22, 2013) — New antibiotics for superbugs are critically needed to save lives, Canadian and US infectious disease experts warn.
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New Test May Help Reduce Unneeded Antibiotics

New Test May Help Reduce Unneeded Antibiotics

AP (Sep. 18, 2013) — You're sick, but do you have a viral or bacterial infection? An experimental test may help doctors figure it out faster and reduce unneeded antibiotics.
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Antibiotic Overuse Creating 'Super' Bacteria

Antibiotic Overuse Creating 'Super' Bacteria

Newsy (Sep. 17, 2013) — In a report published Monday, the CDC argues American doctors and patients are creating 'super' bacteria by overusing antibiotics.
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