Can bacteriophage kill superbugs?
What species is the deadliest, in terms of the number of living creatures it directly kills? If you answered humanity, we don’t blame you, but you’re wrong. Bacteriophage are the most murderous creatures on the planet. In terms of mass deaths, they far outstrip humanity. They also outnumber all other species on earth combined. They’re all over your right now, in fact. But don’t worry, they’re harmless to humans and only hunt bacteria. That makes them perfect candidates for murdering superbugs.
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