Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) released a
report on what it is calling the "
phantom menace"-a new superbug that could become a threat.
Although the carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacae (CRE) is not
yet something we need to worry greatly about, it is something that
infectious disease experts are closely watching.
Superbugs belonging to the CRE family are known to be resistant to most
antibiotics. The "phantom menace"--given its moniker bec… [Read More]