Scientists: virus may replace antibiotics

About a hundred known viruses can act as antibiotics, say experts from the United States. They found that in the majority of living organisms viruses play a role of regulator of the growth and reproduction of bacterial flora.

Some viruses effectively win staphylococcal and streptococcal infection. Effect on other gram-negative bacteria, the main group resistant to traditional antibiotics.

Note that the technology for introducing virus into the body to destroy bacterial infections successful first decade. The so-called bacteriophages are quite actively used in modern medicine. However, antibiotics are in the development process of science has become significantly more widespread.

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