By

Vidya Atluri MD PhD & Paul Pottinger MD

4
May
2020

If We’re Smart, COVID19 Will Strengthen Our Defense Against Drug-Resistant Bugs

The COVID-19 pandemic makes it clear that infectious diseases can devastate the world with remarkable speed. But long before this crisis, we were fighting another infectious scourge below most people’s radar – antimicrobial resistance. One estimate by the CDC in 2013 found that 2 million people in the US get infected with drug-resistant bacteria, leading to a huge toll of...
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