The elderly and patients who have had prosthetic materials implanted, such as catheters and joint replacements, are most at risk from the superbug. Photo: Alamy
The elderly and patients who have had prosthetic materials implanted, such as catheters and joint replacements, are most at risk from the superbug. Photo: Alamy
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Superbug related to deadly MRSA and resistant to all known antibiotics spreading through hospitals across the world, says Australian study

Researchers at the University of Melbourne discovered three variants of a multidrug-resistant bug in samples from 10 countries including some in Europe

The elderly and patients who have had prosthetic materials implanted, such as catheters and joint replacements, are most at risk from the superbug. Photo: Alamy
The elderly and patients who have had prosthetic materials implanted, such as catheters and joint replacements, are most at risk from the superbug. Photo: Alamy
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