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    I hope its some kind of joke or journaldemourreal type of website... :O
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    It is agreed among med professionals and scientists that we might be at the cusp of what is known as the "post-antibiotic era".. The discovery of a drug resistant E.Coli found in a pig from a Shanghai farm is an ominous sign of what's to come. This bacterium seems to survive "Colistin" - the last resort in treating bacterial infections. We have always had a bunch of bacteria which have been resistant to antibiotics. But their drug resistant property was not passed onto other bacteria. What's particularly worrisome about this case is that the bacterium is able to pass on the mutation responsible for its drug resistance to other bacterium rather easily. Evidences are emerging that the drug resistant bacteria has already penetrated via the meat industry into the US, Cambodia and Malaysia as well.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ9bP6wo8rA


    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34857015


    While scientists are frantically searching for a new class of compounds to fight these drug resistant bacteria, the cdc estimates that about 10 mil lives may perish by 2050 if possible alternatives are not found.

    Damning stuff-
    1. Last antibiotic to be developed was over 3 decades back. Research has been minimal in developing new class of compounds. No profits you see.
    2. Casual use of antibiotics in meat industry including colistin hence aiding the drug resisting mutation among bacterium.

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    Thanks for the links. We must consider probability and statistics. How dangerous is my drive to Montreal in the winter vs the BBBJ I experience when I get there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hungry101 View Post
    Thanks for the links. We must consider probability and statistics. How dangerous is my drive to Montreal in the winter vs the BBBJ I experience when I get there?
    Do you drive from the south really??? Tough you came by plane...

    In any case well its still scary to see stuff like this. I mean how long til some of this stuff spread here? :/

    If BBJ would go, i think seeing escort would be over for me ... thats what i enjoy the most...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloween Mike View Post

    If BBJ would go, i think seeing escort would be over for me ... thats what i enjoy the most...
    I agree, it's like riding a motorbike without a helmet

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sky_rocket View Post
    It is agreed among med professionals and scientists that we might be at the cusp of what is known as the "post-antibiotic era".. The discovery of a drug resistant E.Coli found in a pig from a Shanghai farm is an ominous sign of what's to come. This bacterium seems to survive "Colistin" - the last resort in treating bacterial infections. We have always had a bunch of bacteria which have been resistant to antibiotics. But their drug resistant property was not passed onto other bacteria. What's particularly worrisome about this case is that the bacterium is able to pass on the mutation responsible for its drug resistance to other bacterium rather easily. Evidences are emerging that the drug resistant bacteria has already penetrated via the meat industry into the US, Cambodia and Malaysia as well.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ9bP6wo8rA


    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34857015


    While scientists are frantically searching for a new class of compounds to fight these drug resistant bacteria, the cdc estimates that about 10 mil lives may perish by 2050 if possible alternatives are not found.

    Damning stuff-
    1. Last antibiotic to be developed was over 3 decades back. Research has been minimal in developing new class of compounds. No profits you see.
    2. Casual use of antibiotics in meat industry including colistin hence aiding the drug resisting mutation among bacterium.
    I work in the healthcare industry and #1 is not true

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    Bacteria have been around for 4.5 millions years and continue to evolve and since the last antibiotics created was in 1988 and we consume them like smarties (ex: over 60% of people with the flu symptoms going to see their doctor will end up with a prescription for antibiotics) they become superbugs (drug resistant).

    There might be hope for new research into this with President Obama enacting a National Strategy on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria - see - Obama Administration Takes Actions to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press...iotic-resistan.

    As a results we have now much better and efficient tools (ex:RNA PCR that can be done within one hour) to identify strains of bacteria and offer targeted therapy, but the therapeutic options are still limited... It's time for big pharma to get back into the game. Highly doubtful as the money/profit (for now) is not there. And since we now see nasty mutations between bacteria this is indeed scary stuff as we'll be up shit creeks without a paddle...

    As to the link with BBBBJ I don't see it... Who's to say that SPs would be a greater vector of transmission then other sources for these new superbugs ? My bet is on the food industries as the far greater threat. Watch for that undercooked meat

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    Quote Originally Posted by hungry101 View Post
    Thanks for the links. We must consider probability and statistics. How dangerous is my drive to Montreal in the winter vs the BBBJ I experience when I get there?
    You would need a risk matrix for that, personally I would risk winter driving for a superb BBBJ.
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