Drug-Resistant Typhoid Threatens Global Health

May 13, 2015

(Economic Times) – An antibiotic-resistant strain of typhoid bacterium is spreading globally and posing a public health threat, especially in developing countries, a new study has warned. A landmark genomic study, with contributors from over two-dozen countries, shows the current problem of antibiotic resistant typhoid is driven by a single clade, family of bacteria, called H58 that has now spread globally.