The post-antibiotic world of tomorrow looks an awful lot like the past

And that should scare you. Back in September, the CDC issued its first ever report on the threats posed by antibiotic-resistant organisms. "If we are not careful," said CDC director Tom Frieden at the time, "we will soon be in a post-antibiotic era." But what would such an era hold? » 11/20/13 1:54pm 11/20/13 1:54pm

The CDC Warns of the Impending "Post-Antibiotic Era"

Speaking at a media briefing for the Centers for Disease Control's first-ever report on "the burden and threats posed by the antibiotic-resistant germs," CDC director Tom Frieden offered these sobering words of warning about the future of medical microbiology. » 9/17/13 11:30am 9/17/13 11:30am