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Bacteria that plague hospital patients gain a potent weapon

Premature baby in the postnatal intensive-care unit at a local hospital in Shivpuri, India.

Neonatal intensive-care units are vulnerable to outbreaks of Klebsiella bacteria, which become more deadly if they acquire a newly identified package of genes. Credit: Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty

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Nature 574, 153 (2019)




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