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Seagulls in Australia carry dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria

July 12, 2019

Australian coasts teem with numerous seagulls –the birds could now be dangerous to human health. Research on silver gulls found more than 20% of the species nationwide carry bacteria that causes urinary tract/blood infections and sepsis, contracted from scavenging in rubbish and sewage. Alarmingly, the faecal bacteria also proved resistant to antibiotic medications such as […]

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