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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