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#1
Quote by BBC
NDM-1 can exist inside different bacteria, like E.coli, and it makes them resistant to one of the most powerful groups of antibiotics - carbapenems.

These are generally reserved for use in emergencies and to combat hard-to-treat infections caused by other multi-resistant bacteria.

And experts fear NDM-1 could now jump to other strains of bacteria that are already resistant to many other antibiotics.

Ultimately, this could produce dangerous infections that would spread rapidly from person to person and be almost impossible to treat.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-10925411

Media over-hype, or an actual threat? What do you think?
#2
Oh no, now I have another reason to eat well, keep clean and stay aged 13-30.
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#3
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#4
Whatever

The Media hyped the hell out of Swine Flu. I had it and missed a week of school.
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#5
I think there was a thread on this yesterday.
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#6
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#7
It's not over hype. An actual threat. Doesn't rate real high on my threat-o-meter but it's real.
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#8
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I think there was a thread on this yesterday.

There was. And as of right now, only a handful of people in the UK have it.
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#10
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There was. And as of right now, only a handful of people in the UK have it.

Dirty fucking thread hoarders.
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I think there was a thread on this yesterday.


I searched superbug and nothing came up

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#13


Looks prety fucking dangerous to me
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#14
Well, bright side is, it probably kills whoever gets it, so..you know...no zombie apocalypse
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Looks prety fucking dangerous to me


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#16
my view has always been if you live in a developed nation, stop worrying about pandemics.

if you live in nigera or something then yeah you might have a serious problem
#17
I thought flu's were H#N#?
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#20
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Well, bright side is, it probably kills whoever gets it, so..you know...no zombie apocalypse


If there ever was a hypothetical zombie type bacterium, this enzyme would make it near invincible though.
#22
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Well, bright side is, it probably kills whoever gets it, so..you know...no zombie apocalypse

Has it even killed anyone yet? I haven't read anything that says it has....
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#23
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#24
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If there ever was a hypothetical zombie type bacterium, this enzyme would make it near invincible though.

Near invincible zombies?

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#25
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If there ever was a hypothetical zombie type bacterium, this enzyme would make it near invincible though.



Vs.



I like my chances.
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#26
It's not really the new Swine Flu.
Superbugs are a very big and real threat, although only in hospitals.
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#27
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It's not really the new Swine Flu.
Superbugs are a very big and real threat, although only in hospitals.

We better start burning them down.
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#28
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#29
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It's not really the new Swine Flu.
Superbugs are a very big and real threat, although only in hospitals.

Which is just one more reason for me to not go to the doctor.

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#30
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Size is never an issue when I'm involved
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#32
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#33
Its mainly a hospital based bug like MRSA, rather than something along the lines of Swine Flu, not much need to panic.
#34
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Whatever

The Media hyped the hell out of Swine Flu. I had it and missed a week of school.

Yeah, since, you know, initially all they knew was that it could be transmitted quickly and was deadly to just about any age group. They were obviously over hyping it with no reason, right?

Anyways, this is obviously a threat, but it's something they anticipate. With how rapidly bacteria evolves, it's only a matter of time before it becomes resistant to antibiotics.
#35
Shit, I remember swine flu. That was just... ridiculous. I know the media likes to exaggerate stuff, but dammmmmmmmmmmn. Anyways if this is the "new" swine flu then I fo sho don't need to worry. "the new" of anything is usually pretty weak.
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#36
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Yeah, since, you know, initially all they knew was that it could be transmitted quickly and was deadly to just about any age group. They were obviously over hyping it with no reason, right?

Anyways, this is obviously a threat, but it's something they anticipate. With how rapidly bacteria evolves, it's only a matter of time before it becomes resistant to antibiotics.

It already is resistant to antibiotics. NDM-1 isn't a bacteria, it's an enzyme that makes the bacteria extremely resistant to antibiotics, and from what I understand they're afraid of it being transferred to a more dangerous bacteria which causes disease.
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#37
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It already is resistant to antibiotics. NDM-1 isn't a bacteria, it's an enzyme that makes the bacteria extremely resistant to antibiotics, and from what I understand they're afraid of it being transferred to a more dangerous bacteria which causes disease.

I was just speaking in general. When we treat bacterial infections with antibiotics, we anticipate that the bacteria will evolve a resistance.
#39
Surprised no ones mentioned the racist thing yet...

...someone wrote in graffiti near where I live --- NDM 1... ...No Dirty Muslims 1(ted)

tut tut
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