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Biden must act quickly to defeat another pandemic

22 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

COVID-19 isn't the only infectious disease that's killing Americans by the tens of thousands.
Antibiotic-resistant fungi and bacteria known as “superbugs” claim about 162,000 American lives annually. And the death toll is expected to soar in the years ahead, as these microbes evolve to resist our most potent medicines. Fortunately, there's still time for the new Biden administration to avert a worst-case scenario - but officials must act quickly to accelerate the creation of new and better treatments.
When bacteria are exposed to antibiotics, most die. But some of those microbes survive...
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