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[RE]Scientists find New Delhi residents constantly exposed to drug-resistant bacteria

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(Reuters) - A gene that makes bugs highly resistant to almost all known antibiotics has been found in bacteria in water supplies in New Delhi used by local people for drinking, washing and cooking, scientists said on Thursday.
Interesting read if you ask me

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/...7357W920110407
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Is it just me or is everything in the world (and outer space) trying to kill us.
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From what I read, these bugs are much more resistant to any antibiotics out there. That is what happens when people cannot sanitize their own water and allow something of this nature to grow over time.
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Is it just me or is everything in the world (and outer space) trying to kill us.
It would seem that way wouldn't it?
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Is it just me or is everything in the world (and outer space) trying to kill us.
You can't really blame the bacteria for trying, we're trying to kill them too...
    
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Something so nice you thought you'd post it twice?
I think the fall under the category of duh! Thought they knew this already from common sense, the dirtyier the enviroment the more resistant the parasites and bugs become.
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if bugs trying to kill us they're doing a bad job, we're 6 billion strong and growing fast.

We're winning
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This^
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Well, it looks like the residents of New Delhi are screwed...
     
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Is it just me or is everything in the world (and outer space) trying to kill us.
We only got ourselves to blame. The way we use antibiotics are just sad.
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