Travelers May Spread Drug-Resistance Gene From South Asia

Posted: July 14, 2011 at 10:19 pm



This is the VOA Special English Health Report, from voaspecialenglish.com | http Scientists say they have found dangerous forms of bacteria in drinking water in New Delhi. These bacteria contain a gene that scientists call New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase, or NDM-1. The gene is dangerous because it can make bacteria resistant to treatment with antibiotics.Researchers from the University of Cardiff in Britain led the study.

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