This post is the fifth and final in a series on Drug Resistant Superbugs.
Yesterday, 24 March 2014, was World Tuberculosis Day. For most people in the developed world, tuberculosis (TB) is a thing of the past. 876 more words
When people talk about expensive drugs, they usually are referring to out-of-pocket expenses of $100 (at most) to fill a prescription – that is, if they’re covered by drug plans. 1,066 more words
This post is a first in a series on Drug Resistant Superbugs.
Drug resistance is often called antimicrobial resistance (AMR). AMR occurs when a treatment loses its power to stop an infection or a disease caused by organisms or microbes, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and some parasites. 557 more words