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Not just a hospital problem anymore

Not just a hospital problem anymore

Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics, alarming puzzled researchers

Wildlife biologist Jurgi Cristóbal-Azkarate was used to surprise encounters in the remote Mexican jungles he explored for science. But he never expected to find superbugs — bacteria that have developed a resistance to antibiotic medicines — in the feces of wild howler monkeys that had rarely even seen a human, much less swallowed an antibiotic pill.

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