Antibiotic-Resistant Super-Germs Found in Chinese Parks Irrigated With Recycled Water

August 5, 2014 by  
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Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing have made an alarming discovery: After surveying parks across seven Chinese cities, they found that those watered with recycled waste water had higher counts of microbe genes for antibiotic-resistance than parks watered with fresh water. In fact, the antibiotic-resistance gene (ARG) levels were up to 8,655 times higher . Read the rest of Antibiotic-Resistant Super-Germs Found in Chinese Parks Irrigated With Recycled Water Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antibiotic resistance , china , Chinese Academy of Sciences , genetics , germs , irrigation , microbes , parks , public health , reclaimed water , recycled waste water , recycled water , sewerage , superbugs , unsafe water , water issues

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Antibiotic-Resistant Super-Germs Found in Chinese Parks Irrigated With Recycled Water

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