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Boost for fight against antibiotic resistance

UK scientists isolate virus that can treat the highly infectious superbug C.diff, which killed almost 2,000 last year.

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Scientists at the University of Leicester in Britain have discovered a way to treat the highly infectious superbug Clostridium difficile, which killed almost 2,000 people last year. They have isolated viruses that can destroy the deadly bacteria.

It is a breakthrough that could have major implications for the fight against antibiotic resistance.

Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela reports.

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