Antibiotic Use News
'Workout Wednesday' With Harley Pasternak
Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak leads "GMA" viewers through a live-stream, full-body workout.
UN Leaders Discuss Dwindling Options for Antibiotic -Resistant Diseases
Antibiotic-resistant organisms have been a concern among health experts for decades, with fewer antibiotics being developed by major pharmaceutical companies and the effectiveness of available drugs diminishing. Today, global health experts are sounding the alarm about antibiotic-resistant drugs in
FDA Announces Ban of Many Antibacterial Soaps
The "GMA" team of insiders analyze some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
WHO Warns Certain STIs Becoming More Resistant to Antibiotics
The World Health Organization has released new guidelines on how to treat three sexually transmitted infections due to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance . WHO issued the new guidelines for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis , which are all caused by bacteria. The infections traditionally
McDonald's Faces Pressure to Broaden Antibiotic Ban
A week after announcing that it had phased out the use of antibiotics in its chicken products sold in the U.S., McDonald's is facing calls to do the same for all the meats that it sells globally. The U.K.-based charity, ShareAction, is calling on consumers around the world to email the fast-food
Superbug E. Coli Found for Just Second Time in US
The superbug has a gene that makes it resistant to treatment with colisitin.
'Superbug' E. Coli Found for Just Second Time in US
For just the second time in the U.S., researchers have found evidence of an E. coli bacteria that is genetically resistant to a last-resort antibiotic, according to a new report published today in the medical journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. The " superbug " has a specific gene that
The Truth Behind the Dreaded 'Superbug'
What’s the real story behind the notorious “superbug” that triggered nationwide fear and panic about an impending post-antibiotic era? In the first episode of ABC News Pulse Check, infectious disease specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh weighs in on the rare strain of E. coli bacteria that infected one
Officials Raise Alarm as Dreaded Superbug Is Found in the U.S.
Researchers have for the first time found a person in the United States who is carrying bacteria that is resistant to the most powerful of antibiotics.
Antibiotic -Resistant Strain of Bacteria Renews Fears of Superbug Arrival in the US
Federal health officials are sounding an alarm today, revealing that researchers may have uncovered a strain of bacteria so resistant to treatment that some of the toughest antibiotics cannot kill it. Bacteria found in a Pennsylvania woman suffering from a urinary tract infection was found to be