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Wyeth is to quash stubborn bacterial germs

Hospitals have a new weapon in their fight to quash stubborn bacterial germs that have become resistant to today's &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/science/19/94/377/12415_drugs.html ' target=_blank>antibiotics.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Wyeth Pharmaceuticals' Tygacil (tigecycline), derived from the old tetracycline family of antibacterial medicines.

Tygacil was approved for treating certain abdominal and &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/world/2001/01/15/1997.html ' target=_blank>skin infections, though it can fight a range of bacterial ills, Wyeth said. New medicines are needed as bacteria evolve and become resistant to modern drugs. Staph infections often contracted in hospitals are a prime example, reports the Forbes.

In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.

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