The return of the black plague? Super bugs 'could lead to worldwide health crisis

Hospitals are cleaner than ever, with anti-bacterial soap use actively encouraged on entering and leaving a ward. Indeed, death rates from the once notorious hospital super bug MRSA have fallen by an incredible 80 per cent since 2008.

But there’s a new threat facing the NHS and the nation, which is proving more and more difficult to ignore - drug-resistant super bugs.