More Good News: Antibiotics Are On The Way Out

Here’s an alarmist story from the BBC, about how we’re all going to get infections and die, because germs are becoming immune to antibiotics. Like we don’t already have too much to worry about.

We cannot say we weren’t warned. The growing threat of antibiotic resistant organisms is once again in the spotlight.

Prof Jeremy Farrar, the new head of Britain’s biggest medical research charity the Wellcome Trust said it was a “truly global issue”.

Last year she described the growing resistance to antibiotics as a “ticking time bomb”, and said the danger should be ranked alongside terrorism on a list of threats to the nation.

I’m glad someone is paying attention because that one’s not on my list this week.

(Read more at bbc.co.uk.)

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