Terrifying “superbugs” are fooling doctors and spreading in hospitals. Our best medicines can’t stop them.
The rampant use of antibiotics is a major factor behind the superbug phenomenon, and the bugs are outsmarting the drugs.
Tens of thousands of patients are now dying from infections that used to be easily treated. Antibiotics simply aren’t working anymore. We need new, better ones, but drug companies typically don’t develop them because “Big Pharma” tends to lose money on them.