The business model for antibiotics is broken. Here are three alternatives you didn’t know about

Kevin Outterson, School of Law

It’s one of the biggest threats to modern medicine, and it’s happening right now in every corner of the world: Antibiotic resistance, when bacteria evolve so that the drugs we have don’t respond anymore…

Expert quote:

“Even after the best humans clean the room, they still find C.difficile spores hiding on the ceilings or around the room. If you have a problem with multi-drug resistance in the hospital, one idea is get more antibiotics. Another is to get a super-cleaning robot.”

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