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Super-antibiotic that could wipe out diseases
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 08, 2015 5:40 am 
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A super-antibiotic capable of wiping out everything from MRSA to TB has been found lurking in soil.

In tests, the new medicine rapidly cured infections that should have been fatal.

The drug also worked ‘exquisitely’ well against hard-to-treat bugs that damage the heart.

Crucially, it could be a powerful weapon in the war against antibiotic resistance, in which once easy-to-treat infections become deadly after finding sneaky ways of evading powerful drugs. Read more


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