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Typhoid outbreak in Sindh caused by drug resistant strain

Typhoid outbreak in Sindh caused by drug resistant strain

An outbreak of typhoid fever in Hyderabad and its adjoining areas in Sindh has been linked to an extensively drug resistant ‘superbug’ strain, says a study published this week. The study, based on research by a team of scientists from Britain’s Wellcome …Continue reading

Pakistani researchers get patents for nano-antibiotics

Antibiotics are not always as effective as expected in treating bacterial infections. Conventional drug therapy shows that a range of factors affect their performance. These include irregular distribution of the drug in the body, low permeability of tissues, elevated hydrophobicity of biologically …Continue reading

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