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New research shows promise in preventing common superbug infections

The CDC calls the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria "one of our most serious health threats." But researchers may have a way to stop some hospital superbugs.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 11:12am EDT

Tags: antibiotic resistance, bacteria, Garry Laverty, Rachel Nania

Are bacteria becoming too smart for antibiotics?

The World Health Organization warns that we are headed for a "post-antibiotic era."

Monday - 07/28/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: Jesse Goodman, Paula Wolfson, antibiotics, Lancet Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization,

Montgomery County officials call for NIH meeting on superbug

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner want to know if the bacterial outbreak can be contained to the NIH medical campus, and if not, what's the plan?

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 05:40pm EDT

Tags: NIH, montgomery county, kate ryan