Superbug Resistant to ALL Antibiotics Found in China

Including “last resort” drugs

Superbug Resistant to ALL Antibiotics Found in ChinaThe day that doctors, scientists and health experts have long feared and continually warned about may have arrived, as a mutation discovered in people and livestock in China has been found to make bacteria resistant to all antibiotics – including “last resort” drugs.

A gene known as MCR-1 is becoming more common in bacteria found in China. The mutation allows bacteria to resist a group of harsh antibiotics known as polymyxins, specifically a drug called colistin.

Colistin is considered the absolute last line of defense against bacteria when all other antibiotics have failed, but not even it can knock out the newly discovered pathogen.

These MCR-1 genes are basically invincible and they could theoretically end up affecting all infectious pathogens.

Time reports:

“A new report found bacteria resistant to colistin, a drug used when all other treatments have failed, in 16 patients, 15% of raw meat samples and a fifth of the animals tested. The mutation that made the bacteria resistant to the drug is called the MCR-1 gene, and spread resistance between various bacteria including E. coli.” [1]

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned in 2012 said that colistin was vital to human health. Despite the WHO’s classification, farmers around the globe continued feeding the antibiotic to their animals in large quantities to fatten them up. Use of colistin, the most widely used polymyxin, is especially widespread in China, where farmers give it to pigs and chickens. [2]

Experts say it might not be long before the world is struggling to cope with the spread of uncontrollable superbugs. MCR-1 seems to move easily between the strains of E. coli and other common bacteria, including Klebsiella and Pseudomonas, which cause many blood, urinary and gut infections. Chinese researchers wrote in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases that these germs will likely put people in mortal danger. Based on their horrific findings, the team predicts a return to the Dark Ages. [3]

“These are extremely worryingly results,” professor and co-author on the study Liu Jian-Hua, from China’s Southern Agricultural University, said in a press release.

See also: 30,000-Year-Old Virus from Siberia About to be ‘Awakened’

Liu and his colleagues warn that while it might seem smart to limit the use of colistin, at this point it’s just too late. The bacteria seem to hang on to the plasmid even when the antibiotic isn’t being used, suggesting that the problem is here to stay.

In the U.S., we haven’t fed colistin to livestock en masse, but an estimated 70% of antibiotics considered vitally important to human health are used in farm animals and one day we’ll likely need drugs like colistin to fight previously easy-to-treat bugs. [4]

Antibiotic resistance kills some 700,000 people worldwide each year. That number is expected to climb to 10 million by 2050.


Sources | [1] Time | [2] New Scientist | [3] RT  | [4] The Washington Post

Find us here

Get news from the CSGLOBE in your inbox each weekday morning

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors/source and do not necessarily reflect the position of CSGLOBE or its staff.

Paid content

6 Examples of Mainstream Media Manipulation

Is Everything in the Mainstream Media Fake? The world of television and modern media has become a tool of de-evolution, propaganda and social control. Since...

6 Corporations Control 90% Of The Media In America

Why are so many incredibly important news stories completely ignored by the mainstream media in the United States? Why do they seem to want to...

Retired Bishop Explains Why the Church Invented Hell

Religions tend to invent ideas and concepts just like every other creative human enterprise, and they have unleashed some remarkably bad ideas onto humanity....

What's New Today

Georgia House Votes To Allow Citizens To Abolish Police Departments In The State

The Georgia House backed an effort on Friday to dissolve the Glynn County Police Department and any...

Leaked CDC document contradicts Pence claim that U.S. coronavirus cases ‘have stabilized’

Even as Vice President Mike Pence wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Tuesday that coronavirus...

Five bombshells about Trump from Bolton ‘s book

Excerpts from former national security adviser John Bolton ’s book about his time in the Trump administration...

Don’t Listen to Fox. Here’s What’s Really Going On in Seattle’s Protest Zone.

It seems I live in a city undergoing a “totalitarian takeover” that will lead to “fascist outcomes”...

MOST READ

What Is Agenda 21? Depopulation of 95% of the World By 2030

Most people are unaware that one of the greatest threats to their freedom may be a United Nations program which plans to depopulate 95%...

Putin has Banned Rothschild and His New World Order Banking Cartel Family from Entering Russian Territory

As of recently, Russian president Vladimir Putin took yet another decision for his country. "Under any circumstances", the Rothschild family is banned from entering Russian territory. Along...

Complete List of BANKS Owned/Controlled by the Rothschild Family

What’s the significance of having a central bank within a country and why should you concern yourself, your family and colleagues? Central banks are illegally...

6 Examples of Mainstream Media Manipulation

Is Everything in the Mainstream Media Fake? The world of television and modern media has become a tool of de-evolution, propaganda and social control. Since...

Money Creation and The Illusion Of Wealth

The incumbent global financial system is in dire straits and is a behemoth waiting to implode.  It is intrinsically unsustainable with its labyrinthine financial...

India Holds Bill Gates Accountable For His Vaccine Crimes

Bill Gates Faces Trial in India for Illegally Testing Tribal Children with Vaccines As Bill Gates faces a lawsuit for the illegal testing of tribal...

These 14 Photos Capture How Polluted China Has Become, And It’s Terrifying…

From the trash-strewn Great Wall of China to oil-filled lakes, this land and its people are suffering from the effects of unsustainable industrialized living. In...

Dangerous Families Still Rule America – See Who They Are

Nothing happens without reason. And unfortunately what we don't realize is that society overall is ruled by political corruption and dangerous people who are causing...

Eight New Planets Found in “Goldilocks” Zone

Aliens Might Call These Eight Earth-Like Planets Home Not just one, but eight new planets have been discovered by scientists that may host alien life....

Consciousness Can Alter Our Physical Material World

10 Scientific Studies That Prove Consciousness Can Alter Our Physical Material World Nikola Tesla said it best, “the day science begins to study non-physical phenomena,...

Who Really Runs the World?

Conspiracies, Hidden Agendas & the Plan for World Government So, who runs the world? It’s a question that people have struggled with since people began...