Mystery Infection & Antibiotics

superbugsToday’s topic is based on a NY Times article that’s getting a lot of traction, maybe because the title sounds like an international thriller: A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy. The infection has a hard to pronounce name – Candida Auris – and it embodies a growing public health threat: drug-resistant germs. Which poses the question, are we reaching the end of the antibiotic era? We discuss this and much more!

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