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CDC: Drug-resistant 'nightmare bacteria' pose growing threat

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My wife was very sick. After two trips to the emergency room and multiple visits to the doctors' offices, a specialist figured out that she had an internal infection of a new strain of highly resistant bacteria. Fortunately, there is still one antibiotic that she was able to take for the problem. Very expensive, and as of now, it is the last antibiotic available to fight this new strain. She is much better now. Hoping that she does not get infected again, with something for which no medicine is available.

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The real threat no one is addressing is the fact that all the pathogens from sick people are flushed into the sewage system where they are exposed to weak solutions of all the antibiotics in human waste and defensively exchange DNA creating evermore antibiotic resistant superbugs. After anaerobic digestion to reduce biomass the sewage sludge is concentrated as biosolids and spread on farmland as fertilizer without destroying the pathogens because heating it would greatly reduce the nitrogen content that farmers want. Up to 2 million e-coli are permitted in a half cup of sludge as markers for all other pathogens, and such Class B sludge is spread at 10 tonnes per acre to fertilize corn. The resulting pollution of the soil, water, air, and food chain is not researchable because it is the most convenient way for cities to get rid of half of North America's sewage in a multi-billion dollar sewage spreading industry the taxpayers suffering the harmful effects from know nothing about!

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Hello. We can study the use of several Allium species, such as onion and garlic, to treat these cases.

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