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At some time in our lives we are going to get hit by a virus or a bacterium that lays us low. Thankfully that is not so much of a problem since all we have to do is pop along to the doctor, pick up some medicine and then crash out on the couch watching daytime television until we are better. Lurking on the horizon, however, is something we should be more worried about: the rise of the superbug. Diseases, viruses and bacteria which we had previously dealt with have rallied, come back stronger and are now capable of doing more than just laying us low. Here are just a few of them.