A new study revealed that air pollution could provide a possible means of transportation for the genes that make bacteria resistant to existing drugs.
Numbers of children in the United States being exposed to serious, highly drug-resistant infections are on the rise.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is currently investigating the potential rise of invasive, multi-drug resistant fungus in the United States. The fungus, called Candida auris, can cause invasive infections and often associated with high mortality and frequent resistance to multiple anti-fungal drugs.
Staph is a "super bug" that, before now, couldn't be stopped. It includes Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other forms.
Researchers have determined that antibiotic-resistant malaria is spreading once again, making its way from the little-known country of Myanmar to India. This has experts panicking, because if this strain of resistance travels from Asia into mosquito populations on the African sub-continent, millions of lives could be at risk.