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In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt

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In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt

The Washington Post - By Jenna Gallegos

Scientists have discovered a new kind of antibiotic — buried in dirt. Tests in animals show that it is effective against drug-resistant bacteria, and it could lead to desperately needed treatments for deadly antibiotic-resistant infections. Almost our entire arsenal of antibiotics was discovered in …

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