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Most deadliest bacteria on Earth

At this time there’s a global problem as antibiotic resistance is fast becoming one of modern science’s biggest issues. While new antibiotics are developed, it makes sense to be aware of the deadliest bacteria on Earth.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a flesh eating disease that was a major issue for the UK until 2011. Improved hygiene levels in UK hospitals saw the incident rate fall by 84.7% between 2003 and 2011.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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Burkholderia cepacia causes Pneumonia. This one’s particular dangerous to humans with pre-existing lung conditions but thankfully modern antibiotics have this under control.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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Burkholderia cepacia causes Pneumonia. This one’s particular dangerous to humans with pre-existing lung conditions but thankfully modern antibiotics have this under control.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa causes various infections including Pneumonia. It’s quick to mutate and adapt. AIDS, cancer or cystic fibrosis patients really have to be careful of this one.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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Clostridium difficile causes Diarrhoea but it’s classed as a “Super bug” because it’s found in some many hospitals around the globe.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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Klebsiella pneumoniae is another deadly bacteria. It causes a range of infections and it’s very resistant to antibiotics.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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Klebsiella pneumoniae is another deadly bacteria. It causes a range of infections and it’s very resistant to antibiotics.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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Escherichia coli or E.coli is the one everyone’s heard of but it’s normally completely harmless and survives happily in the digestive system. Some strains though lead to severe food poisoning. Cases of meningitis and other infections have also come as a result of E.coli.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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Streptococcus pyogenes is similar to E.coli as it’s found in between 5% and 15% of all humans. It can reside in the throat or lungs without causing any issues. In some serious cases however it can lead to death so around 25% of those who are infected by it eventually die as a result of the infection.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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Streptococcus pyogenes is similar to E.coli as it’s found in between 5% and 15% of all humans. It can reside in the throat or lungs without causing any issues. In some serious cases however it can lead to death so around 25% of those who are infected by it eventually die as a result of the infection.

What you need to know about salmonella and its symptoms

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