In a follow-up to the report on antibiotic-resistant Shigella infections in the United States one week ago, health officials in Ontario, Canada say Cipro and Septra resistant Shigella is also being reported...

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International travelers are bringing a multidrug-resistant intestinal illness to the United States and spreading it to others who have not traveled, according to a report released today by the Centers...

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The Obama administration released their 62-page plan the curb antibiotic resistance titled, National Strategy on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, and the detailed plan received mixed reviews...

On the heels of President Obama’s announcement to increase spending on antibiotic resistance to $1.2B, researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have shown that proteins embedded in bacteria by bacteriophages...

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Taking antibiotics for diarrhea may put travelers visiting developing parts of the world at higher risk for contracting superbugs and spreading these daunting drug-resistant bacteria to their home countries,...

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NovoBiotic Pharmaceuticals, LLC announces the discovery and preclinical development of teixobactin, a compound belonging to a new class of antibiotics. As reported in the journal Nature (Ling et. al....

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The Dutch company, Micreos, launched the first  bacteria-killing enzyme specific to Staphylococcus aureus, which is equally effective in killing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as...

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Today, the Obama administration is announcing a comprehensive set of new federal actions to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and protect public health. Additionally, the President’s Council...

The Public Health Laboratory Services Branch (PHLSB) of the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) confirmed two cases on sequential days of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-5 (NDM-5) Carbapenemase-producing...

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NEWS RELEASE A team of clinician researchers has discovered a highly virulent, multidrug resistant form of the pathogen, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, in patient samples in Ohio. Their investigation suggests...