Croatian ‘Superbug River’ Puts Pharma Pollution Under the Microscope

Vedrana Simicevic Savski Marof, Zagreb, Zapresic

Warnings of deadly superbugs in Croatia’s biggest river raise serious questions about antibiotic pollution from drug production. Why have authorities failed to act?

Microbiologist Nikolina Udiković Kolić works in her laboratory at the Rudjer Bošković Institute in Zagreb. Photo: