Sunday, March 11, 2007

Klebsiella Bacteria Outbreak in Israel

Over 500 people from different hospitals in Israel have recently died in the past six months from an outbreak of the Klebsiella bacteria, a lethal strain that's resistant to antibiotics. Dr. Abraham Borer, director of prevention of infection at the Soroka hospital in Beersheva thinks that it could be the beginning of a national outbreak. The authorities are working in order to keep it contained.

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