Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria From Cattle Are Now Airborne

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria From Cattle Now Blowing In The Wind

Airborne particulate matter wafting off American cattle yards contains antibiotics, bacteria, and antibiotic-resistant DNA, a new study finds. Environmental tests on the spread of antibiotics have been performed in the past, but this is the first time researchers have examined aerial dispersion. The work suggests airborne transmission may be contributing to an emerging global health problem,…

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