Taking Aim At “Superbugs”

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

“Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, according to international health organizations. “Superbugs” born out of overuse of antibiotics in humans and animals could kill 10 million people each year by 2050 if nations do not start to significantly curtail the use of the most powerful antibiotics, the United Nations estimates. More antibiotic resistance is also expected to intensify the fatalities associated with pandemics such as the COVID-19 coronavirus.”