Researchers find rare superbug gene at U.S. pig farm

Researchers have found a rare and frightening superbug gene on a U.S. pig farm and are not sure how it got there. The superbug, clinically known as carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae (CRE), was found after researchers swabbed the floors and walls of the farm’s pens and collected fecal samples during a five-month period in 2015.

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Super bacteria discovery adds to antibiotic resistance concerns

Antibiotic resistance and super bacteria, have been causing major concerns as of late within the health and science communities. In fact, earlier this week a strain of drug-resistant super bacteria was discovered growing in the water off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

According to researchers, this bacteria, known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, […]