Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 23rd, 2002
The culprits behind antibiotic-resistant diseases now plaguing hospitals worldwide have been harboring a secret - one that Rockefeller scientists have recently exposed. It seems these infectious microbes termed Staphylococcus aureus are not independent criminals working alone.
Rather, they are members of only a few massive "superbug" families, which have spread out and conquered the globe.
The findings, reported in the March 1,...
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