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Lethal bacteria affecting long-term care facilities could spell 'end of antibiotics,' CDC says

Lethal bacteria affecting long-term care facilities could spell 'end of antibiotics,' CDC says

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A lethal type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is on the rise in acute and long-term care facilities, and providers must act to prevent the spread of these germs that kill about half of all people who become infected, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention announced Tuesday.