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New 'superbug' resistant to almost all antibiotics

Scientists are warning about a new type of 'superbug' that has entered UK hospitals.

A paper in the medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases says the enzyme NDM-1- which resists even the strongest antibiotics - is now widespread in India and Pakistan.

Adam Brimelow reports.

  • 11 Aug 2010
  • From the section Health