Illustration of E. coli bacteria carrying the mcr -1 gene was found in a urine sample from a patient in Pennsylvania in May 2016. US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Maple Syrup Extract Could Be a Powerful Weapon Against Drug-Resistant Superbugs

At least two million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria every year, killing roughly 23,000 people annually.

Updated On 04/03/2017 at 03:00PM EST
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