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

in 2014, Kevin Outterson, Newsmakers, School of Law
July 28th, 2014

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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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