Tag: colistin


Flies spread superbugs to 25 countries

Geoff Ebbs /14 February, 2017

Resistance to the super-antibiotics Carbapenem and Colistin is spreading from farm animals to people in over 25 countries. The bacteria resistant to these anti-biotics of last resort, first appeared in the industrial-harming centres where animals are pumped full of antibiotics to keep them alive in unhealthy conditions. The mrc-1 gene that gives bacteria resistance to Continue Reading →