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EXACTLY HOW BAD IS ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE RIGHT NOW?

We are starting to see the kind of incurable infection that scientists have warned us about for years. In January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that a woman in Nevada had died from an infection resistant to every available antibiotic.

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Watch as Bacteria Evolve Antibiotic Resistance in a Gigantic Petri Dish

By building a gigantic petri dish, researchers from Harvard Medical School and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have produced a jaw-dropping visualization showing bacteria as it mutates to become resistant to drugs.

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