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Eight Deadly Superbugs
Lurking in Hospitals

Increasingly, the hospital is becoming a dangerous place to spend time. Even if you are there for surgery and all goes smoothly, a superbug could get you, with very serious, life-altering consequences -- including possibly death. Here are eight superbugs that are causing trouble in hospitals today.

A New 'Superbug' Emerges in India

Scientists say NDM-1, a new superbug from India that makes bacteria resistant to antibiotics, could spread around the world, aided in part by medical tourism. Meanwhile, MRSA infections, which are antibiotic resistant, have fallen in the U.S.