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Super bacteria infects 63 patients: health authority

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's health authority said Sunday it has confirmed 63 patients have been infected with a super bacterial infection that cannot be easily treated by antibiotics, raising concerns over a possible contagion.

The number of patients infected with OXA-232-type carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae (CPE), also known as a super bacteria, came to 63 at 13 local hospitals as of Thursday, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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