NewsDesk @bactiman63 For the first time, a highly transmissible strain of the antibiotic-resistant superbug MRSA currently plaguing hospitals in Northern Europe has been isolated from hedgehogs in Helsinki....

Staphylococcus aureus first developed resistance to the antibiotic methicillin around 200 years ago, according to a large international collaboration including the University of Cambridge, the Wellcome...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New research published by The Pew Charitable Trusts, University of Utah, and Infectious Diseases Society of America showed that in 2017, infections caused by six antibiotic-resistant...

Raw or unpasteurized cows’ milk from U.S. retail stores can hold a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant genes if left at room temperature, according to a new study from researchers at the University...

Antibiotic resistance is a one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. Army scientists have developed a new weapon to combat super-bugs, which could protect Soldiers and fight resistance. Bacteriophage,...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Rockland County Measles outbreak As of April 12, 2019, there are 184 confirmed...

Nearly two thirds of Americans (65%) say antibiotic resistance is a public health problem and a strong majority (81%) say they are concerned that antibiotic resistance will make more infections difficult...

A “game changing” new antibiotic which is capable of killing superbugs has been successfully synthesized and used to treat an infection for the first time — and could lead to the first...

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced his legislation to protect Ohioans from deadly “superbugs” by combatting antibiotic resistance. Misuse and overuse of antibiotics to fight disease have led...

An old drug supercharged by University of Queensland researchers has emerged as a new antibiotic that could destroy some of the world’s most dangerous superbugs. The supercharge technique , led by...