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603: Antibiotic Resistance: A Double-Edged Sword

Nobody likes being sick. Modern medicine and the discovery of antibiotics has turned lethal illnesses into three day colds. We’ve grown accustomed to this prescription lifestyle, but what if one day our antibiotics no longer work? Overuse of antibiotics has uncovered a dangerous problem: antibiotic resistance. In this episode, we dive deep to uncover why resistance develops, its health and ethical impacts, innovative solutions being pursued, and actions society must take before entering an era where antibiotics no longer work.

Special Guests: Tobias Doerr & Vincent Fischetti

Produced by Isabella Ciocca, Rma Polce, & Matthew Kiewski

Edited by Isabella Ciocca

Art by Anjelina Gonzalez


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