Beyond antibiotics: A new way to fight superbugs

 作者:余猾     |      日期:2019-03-07 05:13:08
By Debora MacKenzie German E. coli deaths show it’s time to look past the wonder drugs of the 1950s in the battle against lethal bacteria IN THE last month, bacteria have killed at least 22 people in Germany and made well over 2000 ill. There is a suspicion that they may have caught the bug from bean sprouts. But this is no exotic invader, it is Escherichia coli, ubiquitous in our guts, our cattle and our labs. It is the most recent bug to evade normal screening methods and standard forms of treatment,