You think eating fish is good for you? Here come the superbugs

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You think eating fish is good for you? Here come the superbugs

Antibiotic-resistant bugs in the sea have surged in just a few years

Henry Bodkin

A plate of fish and chips is increasingly likely to expose people to untreatable bacteria because of the spread of superbugs at sea, new research has found.

A study of dolphins revealed a surge in antibiotic-resistant bugs that are dangerous to humans in the marine environment in just a handful of years.

While the mammals themselves are eaten in very few parts of the world, they are considered a good indicator for the safety of sea life that does end up as food...

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