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WHO Says Antibiotic Resistant 'Superbugs' Now Global Threat

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May 1, 2014
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The agency says drugs to treat diseases like tuberculosis and gonorrhea have been rendered practically useless by the diseases' drug resistance. Video provided by Newsy


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CDC Head Concerned About a Post-Antibiotic Era

CDC Head Concerned About a Post-Antibiotic Era

AP (July 22, 2014) — Sounding alarms about the growing threat of antibiotic resistance, CDC Director Tom Frieden warned Tuesday if the global community does not confront the problem soon, the world will be living in a devastating post-antibiotic era. (July 22) Video provided by AP
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Robots Fighting Superbugs

Robots Fighting Superbugs

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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Bacteria-Treated Honey Cures Wounds and Offers Antibiotic Resistance Hope

Bacteria-Treated Honey Cures Wounds and Offers Antibiotic Resistance Hope

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Sep. 10, 2014) — Swedish researchers have successfully cured treatment-resistant wounds in horses, using a mixture of various lactic acid bacteria found in bees' honey stomachs and honey itself. The successful trial could help the medical community overcome the growing problem of global antibiotic resistance. Video provided by Reuters
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