Maggots May Help in the Fight Against Superbugs

October 27, 2016 12:22 AM
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Scientists are looking in some crazy places hoping to find new ways to fight antibiotic resistant bugs like methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA. From the saliva of crocodiles, to microbes in soil, to the depths of the ocean, the places scientists are looking suggests just how serious the problem may become. Now, scientists at Swansea University are investigating the possibility that maggot secretions may have some potent bug-fighting abilities. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.