Opinion: Why highly resistant bacteria, which threaten medicine and global health outcomes, are quickly spreading—and what can be done about it

Date: Mar 6, 2018

Source: Maclean’s

Author: John Conly and John Prescott

Excerpt: “Modern medicine is not possible without effective antibiotics. Infections with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria increase both the degree of illness and death rates, with enormous social and economic costs. […] The good news is that a global response is rapidly gaining momentum—and Canada has a significant role to play.”

Link: http://www.macleans.ca/opinion/a-tsunami-of-antibiotic-resistance-is-coming-and-canada-must-take-charge/