- It is the first U.S. case of a bacterial infection that was resistant to an antibiotic of last resort
- The CDC director warns that we may see more of these cases
- Dr. Tom Frieden urges new drugs and encourages doctors to stop over-prescribing antibiotics
(CNN)A 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman showed the presence of a rare kind of E. coli infection, the first known case of its kind in the United States. It is a superbug that is resistant to many antibiotics, even Colistin, which doctors use as a last resort when other antibiotics fail.