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Penicillin (sometimes abbreviated PCN or pen) is a group of antibiotics derived from ''Penicillium'' fungi. Penicillin antibiotics are historically significant because they are the first drugs that were effective against many previously serious diseases such as syphilis and Staphylococcus infections.
Syphilis cases in California drive a record-setting year for STDs nationwide

Syphilis cases in California drive a record-setting year for STDs nationwide

Stop blaming Tuskegee, critics say. It’s not an ‘excuse’ for current medical racism.

Stop blaming Tuskegee, critics say. It’s not an ‘excuse’ for current medical racism.

Synthesis of photocatalytic and antibacterial materials for removing medicines from wastewater

Synthesis of photocatalytic and antibacterial materials for removing medicines from wastewater

Pfizer’s newest vaccine plant has persistent mold issues, history of recalls

Pfizer’s newest vaccine plant has persistent mold issues, history of recalls

Diphtheria is evolving to become antibiotic-resistant and could lead to vaccine escape

Diphtheria is evolving to become antibiotic-resistant and could lead to vaccine escape

Scientists optimize wastewater disinfection process to minimize spread of antibiotic resistance

Scientists optimize wastewater disinfection process to minimize spread of antibiotic resistance

Researchers develop new weapon to fight against resistant bacteria

Researchers develop new weapon to fight against resistant bacteria

Study shows how bacteriophage lysis genes could be key to developing new antibiotics

Study shows how bacteriophage lysis genes could be key to developing new antibiotics

Comparing Google AI and human intelligence for the forecasting of COVID-19

Comparing Google AI and human intelligence for the forecasting of COVID-19

Antifungal agent Itraconazole inhibits SARS CoV-2 in vitro

Antifungal agent Itraconazole inhibits SARS CoV-2 in vitro

A detailed review of plant natural products to combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens

A detailed review of plant natural products to combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Antibiotic use patterns and patient transfers in hospitals may drive the emergence of drug resistance

Antibiotic use patterns and patient transfers in hospitals may drive the emergence of drug resistance

Study links COVID-19 to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Study links COVID-19 to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Scientists identify genetic risk factors underlying penicillin allergy

Scientists identify genetic risk factors underlying penicillin allergy

New approach involves "antivitamins" to develop new classes of antibiotics

New approach involves "antivitamins" to develop new classes of antibiotics

Rice engineers use gene editing to facilitate drug discovery based on natural fungus

Rice engineers use gene editing to facilitate drug discovery based on natural fungus

Meningitis case at Children's National Hospital raises concerns about antibiotic resistance

Meningitis case at Children's National Hospital raises concerns about antibiotic resistance

Exercise equipment in communal gyms have high levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Exercise equipment in communal gyms have high levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Scientists identify compounds that block replication of COVID-19 virus

Scientists identify compounds that block replication of COVID-19 virus

Alternative antibiotics for unverified penicillin allergies likely unnecessary

Alternative antibiotics for unverified penicillin allergies likely unnecessary