A fungal superbug only recently reported in the U.S. has gotten a foothold, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Patients in frail health, especially those in hospitals and long-term care facilities, are especially vulnerable.
Treating drug-resistant bacteria with antibiotics may encourage other bacteria to develop, according to a new study. Researchers say this builds a case for providers to be extra judicious with their antibiotic prescribing.
A germ-zapping robot called Xenex is effective in cleaning hospital rooms and stopping the spread of superbugs, according to new research.
A superbug traced to India that has caused widespread alarm continues to pose a health treat.
There is no evidence that a new superbug resistant to most antibiotics will be any more dangerous than other known superbugs, according to new reports.
There's been a lot of discussion lately about a new superbug. Apparently, it may not be as "super powerful" as some people may think.
The number of cases of the dangerous methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria are declining, but a new superbug could be spreading from India, according to two reports.