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What makes CRE superbugs so dangerous?
Los Angeles Times

Hard-to-treat or untreatable infections from CRE superbugs are becoming more widespread in hospitals and other medical care facilities. Here is a basic primer on the issue. What is CRE? CRE stands for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, and comprises a family of supergerms that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have listed as an urgent threat to public health.