Deadly 'superbugs' escapedDeadly 'superbugs' escaped hospitals, now infecting homes



(NaturalNews) One of the most virulent pathogens known to man is no longer just a threat at dirty hospitals, according to a new report. For the first time, the antibiotic-resistant superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been identified in common households, and researchers from the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City say the problem will likely only get worse over time.

So-called "superbugs" are the direct result of antibiotic overuse both on commercial farms and in Western medicine. Their increasing prevalence in hospitals all around the world is becoming widely known, with many in the media now calling for a massive reduction in antibiotic use across all applications for the preservation of public health.

But little is known about where else these deadly critters might be hiding, that is with the exception of new research based out of New York City.

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