The Birth of the Superbug: When Bacteria Fight Back

The Birth Of The Superbug: When Bacteria Fight BackThe Birth Of The Superbug: When Bacteria Fight Back


Antibiotics and similar drugs, known collectively as antimicrobials, have been used to treat infectious diseases for the last 70 years. Since the 1940’s, they’ve significantly reduced illness and death from infectious diseases. However, these drugs have been so widely used that the organisms they’re designed to kill have adapted, creating new superbugs.

Check out the infographic below.

The Birth of a Superbug: When Bacteria Fight Back - A closer look at how drug-resistant bacteria grow and the underlying causes behind the rise of the super bug.

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