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Antibiotics can control superbug: Expert


May 4th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 4 (IANS) Disciplined use of antibiotics can control the multi-drug resistant Delhi superbug, which created widespread controversy last month, a top microbiologist said here Wednesday."A superbug in a ... Read more...

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WHO to help India probe superbug’s threat (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Thursday said it will assist India in studying whether a multi-drug resistant superbug alleged to be present in Delhi's water, ... Read more...

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WHO to assist India in superbug research


April 14th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Thursday said it will assist India in studying whether the multi-drug resistant superbug alleged to be present in Delhi's water ... Read more...

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Delhi water safe for drinking, Sheila Dikshit reiterates


April 11th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Even as international health journal Lancet accused the Indian government of "suppressing the truth" about presence of a superbug in the public water system, Delhi ... Read more...

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Half of antibiotics produced in China fed to animals


November 26th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) Nearly half of the antibiotics produced in China are being fed to animals rather than used to fight viruses in people, a media report said Friday.Of the 210,000 ... Read more...

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Killer ‘New Delhi’ superbug reaches New Zealand


November 21st, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 21 (ANI): A new killer strain of superbug-New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-has reached New Zealand and up to four patients have contracted the bacterial gene since December last year.New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase, or ... 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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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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Gene responsible for New Delhi superbug ‘popping up all over the world’


September 14th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Sep 14 (ANI): Health officials have warned that a new gene that can turn many types of bacteria into superbugs resistant to nearly all antibiotics has sickened people in three states ... Read more...

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Superbug scaremogering: It’s not the end of antibiotics (Comment)


August 15th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Narayanan Suresh After the swine flu, or the Influenza A H1N1, virus achieved media superstardom in the past 12 months before bowing out of the world stage unceremoniously last week, its place ... 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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