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Drug-Resistant Germ Suggests Penicillin May Be Outdated

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Drug-Resistant Germ Suggests Penicillin May Be Outdated

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Drug-Resistant Germ Suggests Penicillin May Be Outdated

Drug-Resistant Germ Suggests Penicillin May Be Outdated

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Experts at the Center for Disease Control worry that penicillin-type antibiotics may be growing outdated. A drug-resistant strain of the staph germ, dubbed "USA 300," has prompted the concerns.

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