Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global travellers vulnerable to drug-resistant bacteria: study

International travelers are particularly vulnerable to virulent strains of drug-resistant bacteria—often picking up several different types during a trip through spending time in the company of other tourists, a new study ...

Medical research

A weapon to make a superbug become even more deadly

A recent research led by a scientist at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has discovered an easily transmitted DNA piece that can make a new type of hyper-resistant and deadly superbug become hyper-virulent quickly, posing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine against deadly superbug Klebsiella effective in mice

Scientists have produced and tested, in mice, a vaccine that protects against a worrisome superbug: a hypervirulent form of the bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae. And they've done so by genetically manipulating a harmless form ...

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