By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 22, 2013 10:41 AM EDT
The US Dept. of Health and Human Services signed a potentially five-year deal with the pharmaceutical giant to fight against antibiotic resistance and superbugs.
By Makini Brice | Dec 31, 2012 04:08 PM EST
Researchers have discovered a powerful antibody in panda blood that could serve as the next frontier in the fight against increasingly prevalent superbugs.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 26, 2012 11:01 AM EST
A new, potentially deadly strain of MRSA superbug has been found in British milk for the first time, revealing that the bacteria are spreading through the UK livestock population.
By Amber Moore | Dec 14, 2012 10:20 AM EST
Dogs can sniff out deadly hospital superbug not just from stool samples of the patients but also from the air surrounding patients in the hospital.
By Amber Moore | Dec 11, 2012 12:01 PM EST
Researchers have shown that the gastrointestinal illness that spread to various hospitals across the world was caused by two different but related strains of Clostridium difficile.
By Makini Brice | Nov 08, 2012 11:48 AM EST
The concern is that the plants are putting sewage workers at risk for contracting the bacteria, and that plants that do not treat water with chlorine may be leaving the most lethal strains.
By Amber Moore | Sep 18, 2012 09:51 AM EDT
A boy from Minnesota died due to the NIH superbug infection. The boy was the 19th patient to contract the deadly infection caused by a drug-resistant strain of the bacterium Klebsiella pneumonia.