Study reveals how hibernating bacteria can hide from antibiotics

The battle against antibiotic resistant superbugs is one of the biggest challenges medical researchers are facing in the 21st century. But not all pathogenic bacteria needs to evolve a variant to avoid destruction from antibiotics. A new study has revealed that some bacteria can effectively enter a state of hibernation, waiting for the effects to antibiotics to pass, resulting in persistent and chronic infections…
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