1st instance of 'superbug' found in Israel

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October 26, 2010 20:31

 
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The first instance of the "superbug" has been detected in Israel, Channel 10 reported on Tuesday.

The patient, who recently returned from India, was diagnosed as having the bug that is resistant to all known antibiotics, doctors said.

The woman, who brought the bug back to Israel with her, was placed in quarantine at Sheba Hospital at Tel Hashomer when doctors confirmed that she had the "New Deli" bug.

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