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Typhoid superbug coming to a city near you

Drug-resistant typhoid is reportedly spreading globally from South Asia

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The bacteria that causes typhoid infections is feverishly gaining antibiotic resistance and has begun to creep out of South Asia to countries around the world, says a new study. Epidemiologists have been tracking the spread of multidrug resistant Salmonella Typhi and have noted around 200 incidents of the bug outside of…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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