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Repurposing Tamoxifen to treat lethal E. coli infections
ProblemOver 100,000 people suffer from Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections every year which cause gastrointestinal illness. In 5% to 15% of cases, these toxins enter the bloodstream, which can result in fatal renal disease. These infections are currently untreatable, as traditional antibiotics induce higher toxin concentrations and worsen illness....