Researchers studing soil from Ireland thought to have medicinal properties have discovered that it contains a previously unknown strain of bacteria. This bacteria is effective against four of the top six superbugs that are resistant to antibiotics, including MRSA. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi could kill up to 1.3 million people in Europe by 2050, according to recent research. The
World Health Organisation (WHO) and the EU describes the problem as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today.