• Kyodo

  • SHARE

A group of Japanese researchers said Saturday they have discovered the first substance that makes a toxin secreted from cholera bacteria harmless and are conducting further tests at a research institute in Bangladesh.

The group discovered that the substance was part of a food additive commonly used in Japan and Europe, said Masatoshi Noda, head of the group and a professor at Chiba University’s graduate school of medicine.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW