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RE: Close encounter with a superbug

in STEMGeekslast year

Hey, the topic of super drug-resistant bacteria is really interesting stuff and the name "superbugs" reminded me of a video I saw a long time ago about Bacteriophages.

What do you think about bacteriophages, do you think they can really be a good ally to fight this type of bacteria, or are there also other alternatives?

Anyway, this is the video i'm talking about:

 last year 

It depends.

Some of the Corynebacterium is believed to have acquired the ability to cause diphtheria-like diseases because they got infected by bacteriophages.

Life can go either way.

because they got infected by bacteriophages

lol so basically we can be screwed if life decides that.

Life is fun.

 last year 

It's definitely something scientists are exploring right now.