Antibiotic Resistance, A Looming Public Health Threat

Human neutrophil ingesting MRSA bacteria (NIH)

Human neutrophil ingesting MRSA bacteria (NIH)

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science)  Antibiotics are our main line of defense against bacteria that can make us very sick. But that defense is breaking down as the microorganisms are increasingly becoming resistant to our most effective drugs. How we deal with this threat may determine if we will become at risk of dying from infectious diseases that have been kept in check for nearly a century. Kim Schuske has the story.

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