The superbug that doctors have been dreading just reached the U.S.

Betrayed by Congress – AGAIN

WTF? Congress can’t even get action to prevent a Zika epidemic, meanwhile every hoghouse and feedlot pumps antibiotics by the ton through animals that aren’t sick and they do nothing… and we’re about to reap the whirlwind….

By Lena H. Sun and Brady Dennis in Wash. Post 5/262016

For the first time, researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort, an alarming development that the top U.S. public health official says could signal “the end of the road” for antibiotics.

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the discovery “heralds the emergence of a truly pan-drug resistant bacteria.”
…these superbugs kill up to 50 percent of patients who become infected. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called CRE among the country’s most urgent public health threats…

read the rest here
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2016/05/26/the-superbug-that-doctors-have-been-dreading-just-reached-the-u-s/