Burned or buried, garbage spreads antibiotic resistance

25 March 2020 — Climate & Capitalism

Superbugs in the air

New research shows that breathing near a site where trash is burned or buried may be dangerous to your health.

Breathing can be dangerous when bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance Genes travel through the air from municipal waste to humans. (Diagram from Environmental Science & Technology)

by Ian Angus

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