Trolls & Super-Bugs

6 segments
Hospitals may exist to make people healthier, but they can also serve as incubators for nasty super-bugs like MRSA and Klebsiella pneumoniae which is even more resistant to antibiotics (and its first major outbreak was at a New York City hospital). Dr. Jerome Groopman writes about what one expert called “doomsday-scenario bugs” in this week’s New Yorker. Also, beware the internet trolls.