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A new way to kill "superbugs"

Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. And at least 23,000 people die each year from such infections. However, a powerful new antibiotic developed in dirt is proving to be effective in fighting antibiotics-resistant bacteria. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
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