Can We Stop New Superbugs?

This week we are playing our campus-wide Zombie Game (World War M), but there is a growing concern in the medical community that fiction may become reality. No, not zombies, but superbugs that are antibiotic resistant. These are bugs that can’t be stopped by with drugs. The video below is piece from PBS Frontline that discusses the issue.

You may also want to look in our catalog: Drug resistance in microorganisms

Also, we had a speaker from the University of Chicago who spoke about infection control: How Research is Making Healthcare Better: Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship – Oct 2012

FRONTLINE asks: Has the age of antibiotics come to an end?

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