Posts Tagged: superbugs

Resisting Antibiotic Resistance

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In its March 30 edition, Scientific American put the issue succinctly: “You could not design a better system for guaranteeing the spread of antibiotic resistance.” The “system” the publication was referring to was one that relies on the steady administering of low level, “subtherapeutic” dosages of antibiotics to boost the production of livestock. Attempts to… Read more »