Written by: Aashna Sahni Edited by: Abhishek Chari Imagine having a relaxing evening on a camp site in the mountains.
Found among the top three ranks in WHO’s priority list for pathogens, Klebsiella pneumoniae is one of those bacteria against which medical and scientific institutions around the world have struggled over the last few decades. In that time, it has evolved into some of the most virulent and antibiotic resistant microbes that infect humans. Some of these versions of K.pneumoniae, also called strains or genotypes, have been responsible for multinational disease outbreaks across the globe. Scientists and doctors around the world are also worried that microbes like K.pneumoniae might pose a greater risk to human health, after our struggles against COVID-19.
Written by: Muskan Gupta, Rohit R. Gokhale Edited by: Abhishek Chari Disease-causing bacteria have always been a thorn in humanity’s
Written by Kaushik Eswaran In decades past, a cross section of medical ailments found in India would contain many of
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A legend says that drinking from the “Fountain of Youth” can restore youth. Tempting, indeed. Unfortunately youth doesn’t last
Welcome to the third, and final, part of the saga of horseshoe crab blood. I’ve previously written about how horseshoe