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RE: Close encounter with a superbug

in STEMGeekslast year


I never knew what became of the patient or her treatment.

is why I could never do your job!

The issue of drug resistant strains of bacteria seems to have been buried under the avalanche of Covid which is scary, as is the fact I can still buy things like Amoxycillin over the counter by the bucket load in places like Thailand if I so desired, although not as scary as it is to see modern combination treatments failing as in this case.

People will only learn when it's too late.

 last year 

It's pretty scary to think that there is a point when evolution outpaces our manufactured drugs unless we do something more.