A 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman has been found carrying a strain of E. coli that is resistant to Colistin, the antibiotic of last resort, which researchers say marks the first appearance of “Superbug” a drug-proof bacteria on U.S. soil.
Scientists in Pennsylvania are working with the Centers for Disease Control to find a way to fight the superbug. Hari Sreenivasan talked to Dr. Beth Bell of the CDC for more.
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