Superbugs Mutate in India, Rendering Antibiotics Impotent – and they Are Spreading

It is no longer a secret that drug-resistant bacteria are rapidly emerging and spreading all around the world as a result of the continued overuse and abuse of antibiotic drugs in both conventional medicine and industrial agriculture. But now it appears that the genes responsible for spawning these so-called “superbugs” are also spreading and turning otherwise mild conditions such as throat infections into deadly killers.

Known as NDM-1, Continue reading