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Dangerous super bacteria found in Rio waters before Summer Olympics

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 06, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Julie M. Rodriguez last modified Jul 05, 2016

  Two new academic studies shared with Reuters news show that scientists have found drug-resistant "super bacteria" off the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, some of which will be hosting Olympic events in August. These deadly microbes, normally only found in hospital settings, have been turning up in the waters near some of the city's most popular tourist destinations. Though city officials are blaming illegal dumping for the contamination, it more likely has something to do with the fact that...






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