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Antibiotic resistance will hit a terrible tipping point in 2017

by Debora Mackenzie, New Scientist

A major menace looms over us. In 2017, many more people could begin dying from common bacterial infections. As resistance to antibiotics booms, diseases from gonorrhea to urinary tract infections are becoming untreatable – a situation that looks set to get worse as the world reaches a new tipping point next year. Continue reading Antibiotic resistance will hit a terrible tipping point in 2017