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Submission + - "Superbug" Bacteria Found in Tap Water (nytimes.com)

ubermiester writes: "Bacteria containing an antibiotic-resistant “superbug” gene have been found in 2 of 51 tap water samples in New Delhi ... according to a report published Thursday in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases. ... A team from Cardiff University in Britain found the gene, NDM-1, in 11 different types of bacteria, including those that cause cholera and dysentery."

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