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New antimicrobial nanotech could prevent and treat superbugs – Health Europa

A new nanothin antibacterial coating has been developed that could help prevent and treat deadly superbugs.



A team of researchers led by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, has developed the material, which is one of the thinnest antimicrobial coatings developed to date. The nanothin coating is effective against a broad range of drug-resistant bacteria and fungal cells, while leaving human cells unharmed.
Antibiotic resistance is a major global health threat, causing at least 700,000 deaths a year. Without the development of new antibacterial therapies, the death toll could rise to 10 million people…

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