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Jan 12, 2021

Scientists investigate phages that can kill the world’s leading superbug, Acinetobacter baumannii

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

A major risk of being hospitalised is catching a bacterial infection.

Hospitals, especially areas including intensive care units and surgical wards, are teeming with bacteria, some of which are resistant to —they are infamously known as ‘superbugs’.

Superbug infections are difficult and expensive to treat, and can often lead to dire consequences for the patient.

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