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Our research in China’s estuaries offers glimpses of a dire future: a world without effective antibiotics

Our research in China’s estuaries offers glimpses of a dire future: a world without effective antibiotics

Antibiotics are medicines for treating infectious diseases caused by bacteria. They are one of the greatest medical discoveries of all time. They have saved my life, and probably saved yours as well. But we have used them unwisely. We used them to treat viral infections, such as the flu, that don’t respond to antibiotics. We […] … learn more→