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nocriz:

caraobrien:

jtotheizzoe:

Totally Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis - A Patient Is Missing
Maryn McKenna reports over at her Wired Science blog Superbug that Indian officials might have “lost” a patient infected with a particularly nasty strain of tuberculosis. The bacterial species that causes TB has been developing resistance to a number of antibiotics in recent years, similar to other bugs such as the NDM-1 super-terrifying “bacteria of death”.
Now TB bacteria may have developed resistance to literally everything we can throw at them. Indian doctors are denying that this strain is a sure thing, but it sounds like one of the folks who is carrying it has been missing for two weeks. Of course, they aren’t denying that there’s a dangerous TB bug on the loose, just that it’s mostly antibiotic resistant, not totally antibiotic resistant. This certainly puts a damper on India’s announcement that they are polio-free. At least TB isn’t that easy to catch.
For more on this ongoing, slightly terrifying development, check out Maryn’s detailed nterview on ScienceFriday from last week.
DON’T PANIC!

AAAAAAANNNNNNDDDDDDD…..we’re all gonna die. 

28 days later.

Fuck. I heard about this, but I didn’t hear about the person going missing…

nocriz:

caraobrien:

jtotheizzoe:

Totally Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis - A Patient Is Missing

Maryn McKenna reports over at her Wired Science blog Superbug that Indian officials might have “lost” a patient infected with a particularly nasty strain of tuberculosis. The bacterial species that causes TB has been developing resistance to a number of antibiotics in recent years, similar to other bugs such as the NDM-1 super-terrifying “bacteria of death”.

Now TB bacteria may have developed resistance to literally everything we can throw at them. Indian doctors are denying that this strain is a sure thing, but it sounds like one of the folks who is carrying it has been missing for two weeks. Of course, they aren’t denying that there’s a dangerous TB bug on the loose, just that it’s mostly antibiotic resistant, not totally antibiotic resistant. This certainly puts a damper on India’s announcement that they are polio-free. At least TB isn’t that easy to catch.

For more on this ongoing, slightly terrifying development, check out Maryn’s detailed nterview on ScienceFriday from last week.

DON’T PANIC!

AAAAAAANNNNNNDDDDDDD…..we’re all gonna die. 

28 days later.

Fuck. I heard about this, but I didn’t hear about the person going missing…

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