Forensic evidence suggests the recent outbreak of E. Coli in Europe was bio-engineered to resist antibiotics. This strain of e. coli is a member of the O104 strain which is usually never antibiotic resistant. Scientists at Robert Koch Institute in Germany discovered this strain of e. coli is resistant to penicillin, tetracycline, nalidixic acid, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazol, cephalosporins, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, piperacillin-sulbactam, and piperacillin-tazobactam. In the simplest terms the e. coli was exposed to each antibiotic, and those that were resistant were then exposed to the next antibiotic and so on until a “super” bioweapon was created.
But wait, there’s more. The O104 also has ESBLs or Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases which enzymes manufactured by bacteria which give them resistance to most of the common antibiotics used in hospitals according to the UK’s Health Protection Agency.
This e. coli strain also has two genes which causes organ failure and has doctors in fear.
With all the evidence it seems extremely unlikely this happened naturally. Only in the lab can something this resistant be created which survives eight kinds of antibiotics even when combined and violates the laws of genetic permutation.