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Pan-resistant E. coli

I remember apocryphal stories of pan-resistant E. coli at one of the ICUs I did my residency at. You had to wear outbreak suits to get in and out. I never figured out how they managed to end the quarantine. I can’t imagine that every patient in that unit died….

Scientists have just found a “nightmare superbug” in the US • 2016 May 26 • Julia Belluz • Science & Health • Vox

I think antibiotic resistance due to antibiotic misuse in livestock is a very good example for why we shouldn’t just use technology willy-nilly in order to increase yields.

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