A new class of antibiotics to fight against drug resistant superbugs

Scientists trawling through thousands of soil samples have discovered a whole new class of antibiotics capable of killing drug-resistant bacteria. The chemical, which has been called malacidin, appears to be non-toxic in humans and effective in tackling the hospital superbug MRSA, raising hopes that it could be used to develop a new treatment. www.inkl.com/newsletters/morning-edition/news/new-type-of-antibiotic-discovered-in-soil-in-breakthrough-for-fight-against-drug-resistant-superbugs?

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