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‘Superbug scare meant to hit Indian medical tourism’


December 4th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 4 (IANS) The scare abroad over the superbug or NDM-1 (New Delhi Metallo beta lactamase) last year was deliberately created to tarnish India's image as a medical tourism ... Read more...

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Panel stresses on infection control in hospitals


October 17th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Hospital acquired infections (HAI), including those caused by the multi-drug resistant superbug, can be countered by better hygiene and safety management, the country's apex panel ... Read more...

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Delhi government meeting on superbug Friday


October 5th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister A.K. Walia would Friday meet all stakeholders and discuss issues related to the alleged prevalence of antibiotic-resistant superbug in the city."We will ... Read more...

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Don’t undermine superbug’s presence: Former ICMR chief


October 4th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Even as the health ministry has denied any threat by superbug NDM-1 alleged to be found in Delhi's sewage and drinking water, former Indian Council ... Read more...

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Superbug does not pose risk: Health ministry (Lead)


April 7th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Indian health ministry Thursday denied superbug NDM-1 posed any public health threat to Delhi's environment, as a study published by a British medical journal ... Read more...

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Superbug doesn’t pose health risk: Ministry


April 7th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The health ministry Thursday said the environmental presence of superbug NDM-1 gene in Delhi does not pose a public health risk."The environmental presence of NDM-1 ... Read more...

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Malaysian woman with New Delhi superbug never travelled overseas


October 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (ANI): A Malaysian woman has been detected with a superbug, which is resistant to antibiotics.The 24-year-old has been detected with NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-lactamase-1), although she has never ... Read more...

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Taiwanese did not get superbug infection in India: New Delhi


October 11th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) After one of the two Taiwanese nationals injured in the Jama Masjid shooting was detected with superbug, New Delhi Monday said the infection was not acquired during ... Read more...

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Taiwan reports first case of Delhi ’superbug’


October 5th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): The multi-drug resistant bacteria 'superbug' seems to have reached Taiwan.Taiwan's disease control bureau has said that it detected the bacteria, carrying the New Delhi metallo-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) gene, ... Read more...

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Three US travellers bring superbugs’ from India: report


September 14th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Chicago, Sep 14 (IANS) Three people returned to the US from India earlier this year infected with the newly described "superbugs" that are highly resistant to antibiotics, according to media ... Read more...

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Japan confirms five more cases of New Delhi superbug


September 11th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Sep 11(ANI): Japan has confirmed another five cases of infection with Acinetobacter, an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, formally know as 'New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 enzyme (NDM-1)'.The cases from Teikyo University Hospital have brought ... Read more...

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Japan confirms first case of NDM-1 gene, the antibiotics-resistant superbug


September 7th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
TOCHIGI, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) – Japan confirmed the first case of the NDM-1 gene, which is resistant to almost all antibiotics, officials said.The bacterium was found in a male patient in his ... Read more...

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Ulterior motives could be behind superbug claim: India


August 13th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Upset over claims that a drug resistant superbug was traced to the country, India Friday said there was need to find out whether some "ulterior motives" were ... Read more...

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Linking India to superbug unfair and wrong, says India (Lead)


August 12th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India Thursday termed as unfair and wrong linking a multiple drug-resistant superbug detected in Britain to India saying a number of such bacteria have also been reported ... Read more...

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Unfair to link superbug to India: Government


August 12th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It is unfair to link a multiple drug-resistant superbug detected in Britain to India as a number of such bacteria survive in nature and have been reported ... Read more...

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Superbug could be sinister design of foreign MNCs: Ahluwalia


August 12th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Contending that the report of a superbug from India could be a "sinister design" of foreign multinational companies, senior Bharatiya Janata Party member S.S. Ahluwalia Thursday ... Read more...

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After UK, Australia, ‘Indian’ superbug hits Canada


August 12th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, August 12 (ANI): The superbug, which is resistant to almost all antibiotics, has hit Canada after Australia and UK.At least two Canadians have become infected with the dangerous new superbug from ... Read more...

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Superbug from India causes scare in Britain


August 11th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A superbug that is fiercely resistant to antibiotics with "an alarming potential to spread" has caused a scare in Britain. Thirty-seven cases have already been reported, mainly among ... Read more...

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