DELHI SUPERBUG

  • New antibiotic developed to tame NDM1 superbug May 10, 2011

    New Delhi: In a major development on the fight against the NDM1 superbug, a Swiss company, Basilea Pharmaceutical, has announced that its unnamed drug has proved effective against the bacteria in lab tests. Currently the NDM1 bacteria is resistant to all known forms of antibiotics. The New Delhi Superbug (NDM1 bacteria) has...
  • Govt playing down NDM1 superbug study? April 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The Indian government has reacted strongly to a study published in the Lancet Journal for Infectious Diseases that tracks the NDM1superbug to water samples in Delhi. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday chaired a high level meeting and reiterated there is no cause for concern and yet has...
  • Govt to conduct own study on Delhi superbug April 12, 2011

    New Delhi: After denying the existence of NDM1 superbug in water in Delhi, ever since it was first mentioned in the Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, the government authorities have finally decided to conduct their own studies. The National Centre for Disease Control has planned to conduct a study on the drugresistant...
  • Govt sees Delhi water superbug findings fishy April 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The New Delhi Superbug has been found in water samples in the capital, according to a study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. British researchers found the NDM1 Superbug in 2 of 50 tap water samples and 51 of 171 samples of water from puddles in Delhi....