Superbugs

Shigella “Superbug” In Massachusetts
A drug-resistant intestinal illness is spreading across the U.S.
The Centers for Disease Control said today that 243 cases have turned up between May and February, with the biggest clusters in California, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania...
FDA Aims To Cut Use Of Antibiotics In Livestock
Concerns over the use of antibiotics in America's meat is causing the Food and Drug Administration to push new guidelines in the use of drugs on farm animals.  The effort is focused on stopping the use of growth enhancers in livestock, which would slow a surge in human resistance to the dr…