Disease

The CDC Warns of “Nightmare Bacteria” That’s Trying to Spread in the US

A05E2831-ADC1-4616-A96C-402F63EFC6DD.jpegThe Centers for Disease Control is saying that “nightmare bacteria” are attempting to spread themselves across the United States. These new bacteria allegedly have the power to resist antibiotics and the media is hyping up the fear rhetoric. Antibiotic-resistant germs kill about 23,000 Americans every year, however, Federal health officials have said new and massively aggressive testing can help keep these “nightmare bacteria” from spreading. According to NBC News, a new program for testing suspect bacteria turned up unusual antibiotic-resistance genes 221 times in 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. Additionally, 11 percent of people screened for these superbugs carried them, even though they had no symptoms, the CDC said……More