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Gene-Modified Viruses Rescue Patient From Drug-Resistant 'Superbug' - The Social Magazine
Doctors normally resort to bacteriophages (bacteria-killing viruses) to kill antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” only when they’ve run out of options, in part because it’s difficult to find the ideal example. It can take months or more just to find a viable candidate. However, they might have a faster solution — researchers have successfully used genetically modified viruses …