ALERT LINE
Rio Olympic Games: ‘Super bacteria’ discovered in Rio’s waters as Olympics near – CNN.com

Rio Olympic Games: ‘Super bacteria’ discovered in Rio’s waters as Olympics near – CNN.com

A group of Brazilian scientists has detected a drug-resistant bacteria growing off some of Rio de Janeiro’s most stunning beaches, in research being published a month before the city hosts the 2016 Olympic Games.

According to lead researcher Renata Picao, the “super bacteria” entered the city’s waterways when sewage coming from local hospitals got channeled into the bay.

Source: Rio Olympic Games: ‘Super bacteria’ discovered in Rio’s waters as Olympics near – CNN.com