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New superbug NDM-1 spreads to UK hospitals by health tourists

International travel and medical tourism helped the spread of drug resistant bacteria that could lead to the end of antibiotics, scientists have warned. A new gene, NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo—lactamase), emerged which allows bacteria to be highly resistant to almost all antibiotics, the scientists said. NDM-1 spread in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.  But it was […]