Researchers Find Superbug in China's Wastewater
Researchers from Rice University have discovered antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" that manage to survive wastewater treatment in northern China.
Researchers from Rice University have discovered antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" that manage to survive wastewater treatment in northern China, according to an article in the newsletter Water Online. They found even higher amounts of the "superbugs" in the sludge applied to soil. The results of the scientists' study, first published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters, were "scary," said Rice University's Pedro Alvarez.
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