Nonprofit, nonpartisan journalism. Supported by readers.

Donate

Deadly superbug infections on the rise

It’s a bacterial arms race. Humans develop a new anti-bacterial drug and the bacteria develop a resistance. The Minnesota Department of Health issued a warning after finding a Minnesotan infected with antibiotic resistance bacteria for the first time in the state. Health officials warn an overuse of anti-bacterial drugs and soaps can lead to bacterial resistance making them extremely difficult to treat in hospitals.

Read more about “The Swab of Truth: You don’t need antibiotics for most bugs, and I can prove it” from MinnPost.

 

No comments yet

Leave a Reply