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Fears of infections pandemic grow after NINETEEN new superbugs are discovered in UK including germs which attack the blood, kidneys and bowels

Nineteen new forms of lethal superbugs have been found in the UK, a major report reveals today.  Officials said germs which attack the blood, kidneys and bowels had evolved ways to breach the last line of antibiotic defences – threatening a pandemic of untreatable infections.  Public Health England, which today announces a five-year strategy to address the ‘urgent threats’ of infectious diseases, said it had discovered 19 ‘new genetic mechanisms of antibiotic resistance’ in its labs in ten years.  Read more......

 

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