Posts Tagged ‘superbug’

New Research Offers Hope in the Fight against Antibiotic-Resistance

In 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the very first antibiotic, and ushered in an era in which a simple ear infection was no longer a life-threatening illness. In the ninety years since then, antibiotics have saved countless lives — and have now led to the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. So serious is antibiotic resistance that…

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