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.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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