'Nightmare Superbug' Outbreak Could Happen, CDC Warns

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Efforts to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria have uncovered hundreds of germs carrying unusual genes that could lead to a “nightmare” superbug, U.S. health officials reported Tuesday. In 2017, a new nationwide testing program found 221 instances of “unusual” antibiotic-resistance genes that had developed in bacteria causing illnesses in hospitals,…

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