[WATCH] Why SA’s running out of drugs to treat this superbug
- Bacteria that cause infections acquired in hospitals are on the WHO’s list of germs that are becoming difficult to fight.
- Among this group are the ESKAPE bacteria, a set of superbugs for which there are only a few antibiotics that work against them.
- Klebsiella pneumoniae or “K” is resistant to three out of the four antibiotics hospitals in South Africa have access to.
- Read the full script here.
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