U.S. Begins To Focus Attention On Antibiotic Resistance

Washington Post: The challenge of fighting antibiotic-resistant superbugs
Editorial Board

“When some of the best science minds in the United States say a problem has become ‘dire,’ requires ‘urgent attention,’ is growing at an ‘alarming rate,’ and has become ‘a crisis’ that threatens medicine, economic growth, public health, agriculture, and national security, it might be wise to listen. … [President Obama] and his science advisers have wisely focused attention on this long-neglected public health issue. Now they, and Congress, must act on it” (9/20).