Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Jan. 5 through Jan. 11: 5. Wyoming: Rare antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection reported in Cheyenne The number 5 post of the week...

Wyoming state health officials are reporting a rare antibiotic-resistant infection in a patient being treated at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC). Testing on the patient from Laramie County reveals...

A new study has found that the majority of residents in a rural village of Vietnam harbored multi-drug-resistant (MDR), colistin-resistant E. coli bacteria. Colistin is typically used as a last-resort...

A team of investigators has found that the mcr-1 drug resistance gene, which encodes resistance to a drug that is used as a last resort, has been found for the first time in Shigella flexneri. Shigella are...

Recent research has revealed the worldwide spread of a very serious antibiotic resistance to a “last line” drug, colistin, which is linked to use in agriculture. Infectious disease specialist...