Because the discovery of antibiotics within the mid-20th century, hundreds of thousands of lives have been saved from bacterial infections. However the over-prescription of those medication has led to some sorts of micro organism changing into immune to therapy.
It’s estimated at the very least two million persons are contaminated with antibiotic-resistant micro organism in the USA every year. These “superbugs” can unfold quickly and stopping them is more and more difficult as new antibiotics should be developed to deal with them.
William Isdale spoke to Dr Mark Blaskovich in regards to the the overuse of antibiotics and the dangers superbugs pose to communities.
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