Brazil Olympics: Super-bacteria found in Rio sea waters


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A superbug that can cause pulmonary, gastrointestinal, and urinary infections and is resistent to antibiotics has been found in the waters off Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Olympics.

In its Olympic bid, Rio promised to reduce pollution in Guanabara Bay by 80%.

But in June Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes admitted the target would not be met.

“I am sorry that we did not use the games to get Guanabara Bay completely clean,” said Mr Paes.


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