Antibiotic-resistant diseases pose ‘apocalyptic’ threat, top expert says

Petri dishMedicine is not about medicine and the pharmaceutical industry is not about cures. Both are about making money and this is the the price we pay is not so much our own lives as it is with the lives of our children and more so those that have yet to be born.

‘…The supply of new antibiotics has dried up for several reasons, but a major one is that drugs companies see greater profits in medicines that treat chronic conditions, such as heart disease, which patients must take for years or even decades. “There is a broken market model for making new antibiotics,” Davies told the MPs….’

Now, we only have to ask ourselves why congress allows this to persist and you only have to look at lobbyists and campaign contributions for the answer. Antibiotic-resistant diseases pose ‘apocalyptic’ threat, top expert says

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6 Responses to Antibiotic-resistant diseases pose ‘apocalyptic’ threat, top expert says

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      Kinloch C. Walpole

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