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Seems global mobility has struck again; with the importation of an anti-biotic resistant super bug, allegedley imported from cheap operations in India, where a more casual attitude to the use of anti-biotics is thought to have created a resistant strain. Time to tighten up our borders or is already too late? :?

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SARS and Swine Flu didn't work, Global Warming is cooling down, so they have to find something else to keep us terrified :wink::wink:

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So which part of it, don't you believe Asp? The part that says that a genetic mutation has been caused by the misuse of anti-biotics in India, where they can be obtained without prescription? Or the bit where they're claiming patients are returning from cheap cosmetic surgery in India, carrying this infection? Or the bit where they claim it's resistant to all but a couple of really strong anti-biotics? :? The recent pandemic scare, with the Mexican Flu, was actually a pandemic, and demonstrated the phenomenal global spread of such an organism in today's global village - it was sheer luck that that particular strain proved non-lethal. :shock:

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Genetic mutation can happen anywhere in the world Obs, this one happened in asia,next time it could be here, back to your favourite subject again. Theirs a book you can read, The origin of species its all about genetic mutation :wink:

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The genetic mutation was caused by the cavalier use of anti-biotics (sold over the counter in India); in this country, Doctors have been advised to limit their use. NEXT? :roll:

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If anti-biotics are not taken as a fukll course for the prescribed period, the bacteria has an opportunity to mutate and develope a resistance - if fiolk can buy and take them like dolly mixtures - problems will occur. Not my reasoning, but a Professor interviewed on Newsnight. :roll:

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Errm no, mutation occurs in response to an enviromental catylist, change the enviroment and some species adapt, thus they survive - try reading Darwin's book. :wink:

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Just when you think it's all getting a bit boreing, Obs does the funniest post this week! :lol::lol::lol:

 

 

Bill :)

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No I disagree it was an attempt to cover this

 

A bygone age, that probably never really existed, gone with the wind (que music)!

 

Which means he must have googled my post, and come up with his attempted rebuff :wink:

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This is getting more pathetic (and surreal) by the day :roll:

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