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‘Nightmare bacteria,’ shrugging off antibiotics, on rise in U.S.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/health/article/nightmare_bacteria_shrugging_off_antibiotics_on_rise_in_u.s

"Nightmare bacteria" that have become increasingly resistant to even the strongest antibiotics infected patients in 4 percent of U.S. hospitals in the first half of 2012 and in 18 percent of specialty hospitals, public health officials said on Tuesday.

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