Super Bug

'New wave of superbugs' becoming resistant to alcohol disinfectants, scientists say


Multi-drug resistant superbugs, which can cause dangerous infections, are becoming increasingly resistant to alcohol-based hand sanitizers and disinfectants, according to a recent study.

New cellular technique could stop MRSA before it starts

It might be possible to stop super bugs like methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) before they become harmful, new research shows.

Intensive care units may be breeding grounds for drug-resistant super bugs, report suggests

As many as 71% of the world's intensive care patients are receiving antibiotic treatment, which could lead to an increase in drug-resistant super bugs, a new study suggests.