Rising Plague: The Global Threat from Antibiotics-Resistant Bacteria

In Rising Plague, Brad Spellberg sets out to accomplish two goals: to show us how urgent the problem of antibiotic resistance has become, and to offer specific policy proposals for stimulating the discoveryinfo-icon and development of new antibiotics. Dr. Spellberg makes it clear at the outset that we can never expect to rid the world of parasitic pathogensinfo-icon; we can only try to control the damage they inflict on us by devising new ways to defend ourselves.

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Published in: American Journal of Bioethics
2010 Volume 10, Number 11 Pages 39-41

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