The answer to tackling superbugs could be … more superbugs

Ruth Massey, Adam Roberts

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Hard-to-kill bacteria or “superbugs” have become a major problem for hospitals. Between 5% and 12% of hospital patients in the EU are thought to acquire an infection during their stay, with many caused by bacteria such as Clostridium difficile (C. diff) that are resistant to antibiotics.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2015


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