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G7 told to act on antibiotics as dreaded superbug hits U.S.

The U.S. has recorded its first case of resistance to last-resort drug, 
but it has already surfaced in Canada and Europe

Britain told the G7 industrial powers on May 27 to do more to fight killer superbugs as the United States reported its first patient with bacteria resistant to a last-resort antibiotic. U.S. scientists said the infection in a 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman “heralds the emergence of truly pandrug-resistant bacteria” because it could not be controlled even

Rapid City Growth Threat To Africa’s Development

Rapid and chaotic urbanization is threatening sustainable development in Africa, the head of the UN housing agency said Feb. 8, but taking steps to mitigate climate change could help tackle some of the problems of cities. The populations of l a rg e, f a s t -e xpanding cities in Africa, such as Lagos