Can a bacterial virus from Jerusalem sewage prevent root canal infections?
Every year, drug-resistant infections kill hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Now, researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Faculty of Dental Medicine propose a way to turn the tables on harmful bacteria that infect humans, by infecting them with tiny viruses called bacteriophages. In a strange twist, one such virus, cultivated from Jerusalem sewage, may help prevent infections following dental procedures. —> Read More Here