April 30, 2010
WELL, THAT’S CHEERFUL: “Speaking of Superbugs, it looks like we’re on our way to incurable, antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea. This article also brings up a point I didn’t mention in the book review yesterday: Part of the problem is that nobody is developing new antibiotics. Once an old drug becomes ineffective, there’s nothing to replace it with.”
That’s a problem that’s likely to get worse.