Prophecy in today's headlines

Drug-resistant Superbugs Hit 35 States, Spread Worldwide

USA Today reports that bacteria that are able to survive every modern antibiotic are cropping up in many U.S. hospitals and are spreading outside the USA, public health officials say. The bugs, reported by hospitals in more than 35 states, typically strike the critically ill and are fatal in 30% to 60% of cases. Israeli […]

Arsenal of Antibiotics Not Being Restocked Due To Stalemate

This is one of those stories that you’re probably not hearing a lot about, but that doesn’t diminish the looming threat if it isn’t addressed soon. Drug companies are abandoning the antibacterial business, citing high development costs, low return on investment and, increasingly, a nearly decade-long stalemate with the Food and Drug Administration over how […]