Quick Links: Salon Article on the Antibiotic-Free Future… Now

There is a new article out in Salon that highlights a disturbing reality: multiple drug resistant infections are the future, and already the contemporary.

Article Here:

http://www.salon.com/2014/12/05/the_post_antibiotic_future_is_here_chilling_report_highlights_the_reality_of_a_global_crisis/

Scientists have known for a while now that overuse of antibiotics has led to drug resistant strains of microorganisms (especially bacteria).

Apparently, the situation has already begun to grow dire in India.

(Caveat: I did have some scruples about posting such an article, as the sensationalization of infection in the Global South and East is a longstanding cultural prejudice; however, the content seemed important enough, especially for this blog.)

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