Yahoo: New Superbug Resistant to Last-line of Antibiotics

Marilyn Roberts is quoted in this story by Marlowe Hood.

Paris (AFP) - Scientists warned Thursday of the "epidemic potential" of deadly and fast-spreading bacteria resistant to last-line antibiotics.

The new superbugs, found in southern China, could erase nearly a century of antibiotic protection against killer diseases born by common germs such as E. coli, the researchers reported in a study.