How to Develop New Antibiotics – New York Times

Why is it key to rethink antibiotics development?

EHEC Outbreak Claims 11 LivesHere’s a very compelling article written by about it.

THE bacteria are winning. Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least two million people are infected with bacteria that can’t be wiped out with antibiotics, and as a result, 23,000 people die. Direct health care costs from these illnesses are estimated to be as high as $20 billion annually. Read more

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