SUPERBUG: The Quest for Drug Developers

February 28, 2013

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The incidences of drug resistant strains are becoming more and more common while many manufacturers have stepped back on the antibiotic development. These two factors have created a situation that has almost sent patients and physicians back to the pre-antibiotic era. Join Maryn McKenna author of Superbug as she explores the history and rise of multi-drug resistant MRSA.

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What You Will Learn

  • Review the rise of multi-drug resistant MRSA and CRE
  • Understand the complexities of MDROs in healthcare
  • Review the decline in antimicrobial development
  • Explore the structure of possible incentives to encourage new drugs
  • And much more…

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Maryn McKenna
Journalist and Author