Researchers Work To Discover New Antibiotic Compounds, Extend Effectiveness Of Existing Drugs
The Guardian: Resistance isn’t futile — how to tackle drug-resistant superbugs
“…Speak with any antibiotics researcher for long enough about finding a new antibiotic class and they will definitely use the words ‘holy grail’; it’s a nod to how wondrous such an event would be, but it’s also a concession that, even at the most optimistic timelines, it is beyond the reach of today’s jobbing doctors, who need it most. A more immediate solution is to try to eke out the life of existing antibiotics…” (Mohammadi, 7/19).
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