As the infections become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, some standard treatments no longer work for an ailment that was once easily cured.
Antibiotic Combinations Could Be A Revolution In Fight Against Superbugs
Hip & knee operations are becoming increasingly lethal due to the rise of antibiotic resistance health officials have warned.
Take Over Pharma To Create New Medicines, Says Top Adviser
Drug resistant superbugs are as big a threat as climate change the health secretary will say as he unveils a new five year plan to tackle the problem.
Develop New Antibiotics or Face Fines, Drug Firms Told
Figures reveal emergence of 'pan-resistant' infections
Scottish grandmother has to have multiple amputations after a paper cut leads to sepsis
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The terrifying prospect that even routine operations will be impossible to perform has been raised by experts alarmed by the rise of drug-resistant genes, particularly those resistant to the "antibiotic of last resort", colistin
David Aaronovitch - whose life was saved by antibiotics after a routine operation went catastrophically wrong six years ago – talks to the scientists on a mission to solve the problem of drug-resistant infections.
Concern over antibiotic resistance is growing and new classes of antibiotics are needed. This article discusses antibiotic resistance breakers.
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Emergence of colistin resistance in farm animals around the world takes researchers by surprise.
Doctors are warning that the rise of an almost untreatable superbug, immune to some of the last-line antibiotics available to hospitals, poses a grave threat and needs urgent government action.
CNN's Robyn Curnow speaks with the CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden about a superbug that is resistant to antibiotics.
A terrible future could be on the horizon, a future which rips one of the greatest tools of medicine out of the hands of doctors.
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