Resistance to last-resort antibiotic reaches Europe

Resistance to last-resort antibiotic reaches Europe

Tens of thousands of migrants pouring into Europe are bringing infections that will soon be untreatable. Only a month after Chinese scientists reported finding a gene conveying resistance to a key antibiotic used by public-health officials as a last-resort drug against bacterial infections, the same mutation has been identified in Denmark. Colistin, the most common polymyxin-class…