Pet owners beware, you could catch a superbug from just touching your dog or cat: Experts issue terrifying warning over spread of drug-resistant illnesses
A study has found evidence of multidrug-resistant bacteria being passed between sick cats and dogs and their healthy owners in Portugal and the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One Brit dead and dozens sickened in 'superbug' outbreak linked to contaminated eye drops
UK officials said one death has been linked to the use of carbomer eye gel, used to treat dry eyes, made by an Indian manufacturer with dozens more made ill by the bacterial outbreak. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One Brit dead and dozens more ill in superbug outbreak linked to contaminated eye drops
As of March 21, officials had confirmed 52 cases linked to the use of the eye drops in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

San Diego University Researchers Believe Bacteriophages May Be the Future of Eradicating Multi-Drug Resistant Superbugs
Clinical laboratories and microbiologists may soon have new powerful tools for fighting antimicrobial resistant bacteria that saves lives Superbugs—microbes that have developed multidrug resistance—continue to cause problems for clinical laboratories and hospital antibiotic stewardship programs around the world. Now, scientists at San Diego State University (SDSU) believe that bacteriophages (phages) could provide a solution for […] The post San Diego University Researchers Believe Bacteriophages May Be the Future of Eradicating Multi-Drug Resistant Superbugs appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 3, 2024 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Resources Laboratory Testing anatomic pathology Anthony Maresso PhD bacteriophages Baylor College of Medicine Candida auris carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter Carbapenem-resistant Enterob Source Type: news

Rise in Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea in China May Pose Global Threat
THURSDAY, March 28, 2024 -- Cases of a strain of highly antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea that first emerged in China in 2016 have tripled there in just five years, according to research published in the March 28 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 28, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Next epidemic to spill out of China could be SUPER GONORRHEA - where rate of antibiotic-resistant STIs are 40x higher than US and UK
China , known as ground zero for the pandemic, may be fueling the global rise of super gonorrhea-a threat capable of evading standard treatments, endangering public health worldwide. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 28, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cases of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Have Tripled in China, Posing a Global Threat
THURSDAY, March 28, 2024 -- A strain of highly antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea first emerged in China in 2016, and cases of this tough-to-treat infection have tripled there in just five years, Chinese researchers report. It ' s a warning to the rest... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 28, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ceftriaxone-Resistant Gonorrhea - China, 2022
This report describes increases in the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in China. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - March 28, 2024 Category: American Health Tags: Antibiotic and Antimicrobial Resistance Gonorrhea MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

HHS: Meetings of the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold a virtual public meeting of the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (PACCARB) on May 21-22, 2024. The PACCARB advises and provides information and recommendations to the Secretary of HHS regarding programs and policies intended to reduce or combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria that may present a public health threat. The confirmed times, agenda, and information on how to register and provide public comment during the meeting will be published on thePACCARB website. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 25, 2024 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Armata Pharmaceuticals Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2023 Results and Provides Corporate Update
LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Armata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE American: ARMP) ("Armata" or the "Company"), a biotechnology company focused on high-purity, pathogen-specific bacteriophage therapeutics for antibiotic-resistant and difficult-to-treat bacterial infections,... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 21, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: ERN ERP Source Type: news

Terrifying map shows spread of deadly Victorian superbug as it surges across UK
The progress to eliminate the Victorian disease has now "stalled", according to health chiefs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 19, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'After Emily's death, it became personal'. As it's warned superbugs will claim ten million lives, meet the NHS tsar who's on a mission to beat the deadly infections that killed her goddaughter
Emily Hoyle, 38, passed away in 2022 after contracting a drug-resistant lung infection. Dame Sally Davies is sharing her story to raise awareness of the threat posed by superbugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I have a superbug infection that leaves me in pain every day and can't be cured - but the NHS won't take me seriously. And a damning report says I'm just one of thousands being failed
Patients with excruciating superbug infections are being failed by the NHS and may be missing out on crucial drugs, a major study has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Potent’ antibiotic drug boosts fight against superbugs
New molecule proves effective in animals against several drug-resistant bacteria (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Washing Hands And Disinfecting Surfaces Aren ’t Enough To Stop The Spread of Germs
COVID-19 taught the critical importance of hand washing and surface disinfection to control the spread of this potentially lethal virus. Despite the extensive advice given during the pandemic, the Covid-19 virus continued to spread rapidly and today it continues to thrive and mutate creating new…#rsv #mrsa #uscompare #technologiesincfdxtf #lotus (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 15, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news