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Superbug C. difficile is evolving to ‘spread in hospitals and thrive on the Western diet’ 

Superbug C. difficile is evolving to ‘spread in hospitals and feeds on the sugar-rich Western diet’ Clostridium difficile (C.diff) is gradually ‘splitting’ into two species The ‘new’ bacteria spreads easily and is ‘immune’ to disinfectants  Bug was found to be more likely to infect mice that eat a sugary, ‘Western’ diet  By Alexandra Thompson Senior… Read More »