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Scientists Study Slums for Signs of Spreading Superbugs


Rapid, unplanned growth in many urban areas of the developing world has people, livestock and wildlife living in close proximity with inadequate sanitary services. Researchers wonder what new germs might emerge in these environments that could launch the next epidemic. A project is underway that aims to shed light on how microbes move through the slums of Nairobi. VOA’s Steve Baragona reports.

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