Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic
For three decades, the deadly bacteria sat in cold storage. Normally, Enterococcus faecalis lives harmlessly in the human gut. One particular strain, however, caused a series of strangely persistent infections at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in the 1980s.
Original Title: When Gut Bacteria Betray Their Hosts
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/04/11/when_gut_bacteria_betray_their_hosts_285491.html