Clones of a dangerous 'superbug' that can be passed from patient to patient have reportedly been found in hospitals in the GCC, including Bahrain.
Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia yesterday reveale
Scientists have discovered a new antibiotic, teixobactin, that can kill serious infections in mice without encountering any detectable resistance, offering a potential new way to get ahead of dangerous evolving superbugs.
Swiss drugmaker Roche will pay up to 500 million Swiss francs ($548 million) for an experimental antibiotic, marking a rare foray by a major pharmaceutical firm into the battle against so-called "superbug" infections found in hospitals
Short courses of antibiotics appear just as effective as longer ones – and a great deal safer – in treating respiratory infections that might cause pneumonia in children on temporary breathing devices, said a report.
A study by Johns Hopki