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  • Antibiotic apocalypse~II

    Antibiotic apocalypse~II

    As worrisome as the AMR crisis is the risk of disrupting the ecological system within our bodies due to non-judicious uses of antimicrobials. Indeed, all of us have a microbiome of bacteria (and a much smaller number of viruses, yeasts, and amoebas) that outnumbers the cells of our bodies by the approximate ratio of ten …

    November 13, 2017
  • Antibiotic apocalypse~I

    Antibiotic apocalypse~I

    The thoughtless person playing with penicillin treatment is morally responsible for the death of the man who succumbs to infection with the penicillin resistant organism. -Sir Alexander Fleming, Nobel laureate This is an age of complexities, contradictions, and challenges. Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) poses the most serious challenge to public health the world over. It is …

    November 12, 2017