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Antibiotic resistance an 'apocalyptic threat'

Antibiotic resistance an 'apocalyptic threat'

作者:祝梨  时间:2018-02-11 03:01:17  人气:

By Debora MacKenzie Editorial: “Averting the antibiotics apocalypse now“ ANTIBIOTIC resistance poses an “apocalyptic” threat to human health. We are facing “nightmare bacteria” and are losing a “war” against them. Such language, in statements made over the past week by the top UK and US medical authorities – normally a very cautious breed – reflects the enormity of the situation they feel we must now confront. In fact, our predicament is even worse than these words suggest, with antibiotic-resistant bacteria out of control in some areas. What’s more,