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The Best Wastewater Treatment Plants Can't Filter Out Superbug Fragments

This article from Joel Shurkin for our Inside Science News Service (insidescience.org) describes a new paper from Environmental Science and Technology on the presence of superbug genetic material in treated water coming from a state of the art wastewater treatment plant. It includes comment from Ellen Silbergeld, professor and editor-in-chief of Environmental Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
 
 

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