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Charlotte Hospital System Reports 2 Deaths From Superbug

North Carolina health officials say two Charlotte-area residents have died in recent months.


Study warns antibiotic soaps and hand sanitizers. along with an over-prescription of antibiotic medicines,  encourage the growth of drug-resistant strains. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million People A Year

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could surpass cancer as a leading cause of death by the year 2050.


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Study: Drug-Resistant ‘Superbug’ Can Spread Among Patients Indirectly

A new study reveals that a drug-resistant “superbug” can spread among people indirectly.