One of the greatest achievements of humanity is the invention of medicine. Our ability to neutralize our natural predators pathogens that cause diseases to our bodies. Without medicine, there would be no big population you see filling up continents, countries, cities, towns, and villages. However, all that flourishing population could just pop like a bubble, pricked by the growing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics.
Researchers within the medical field know they are playing a tug of war, between developing effective antibiotics and bacteria acquiring resistance to existing antibiotics. Lucky for us, (the human population), the tug of war is currently in favor of the medical researchers. However, that can last for only so long. Remember that superbug that killed that woman in Nevada?
A new kind of bacteria that invaded a Nevada woman’s system and could fend off every known antibiotic in the United States CDC’s shelves. Medical experts had no option but sit and watch as the bacteria attack life out of the woman, with the situation growing worse every passing hour.
It now evident that new ways of tackling bacterial infection are needed urgently. …read more