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India-Born Superbugs Spread Global Drug Resistance

May 07, 2012

India's overuse of antibiotics, coupled with the nation's poor sanitation, has led to a new type of superbug, mutated bacteria that even the most high-powered antibiotics can't kill.

Scientists warn this superbug is spreading faster, further and in more alarming ways than any they’ve encountered. Bloomberg's Adi Narayan reports on the story featured in the June issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine. (Source: Bloomberg)

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