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‘Super bacteria’ found in location of Rio Olympics sailing events

A DRUG-RESISTANT “super bacteria” normally found in hospitals and notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic sailing events will be held.

The Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil’s most respected health research institute, said it has discovered bacteria that produce an enzyme that make it resistant to most forms of treatment in water samples taken from various spots along the Carioca River.

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Lachlan is the Founder of Athletics Exclusive. His athletic background is basically made up of distance running, who competes in a range of events, varying from the 400m up to 3000m.

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