Of all the human ailments that are caused by bacteria, the world has a powerful weapon of antibiotics in its stride. But the golden age of this medicament is getting over. The bugs have got super and powerful enough to significantly resist the drugs. The resistance is quite prevalent now and it greatly affects global health, killing 750,000 people every year.
Antibiotic resistance by superbugs, current misuse of antibiotics, and the lack of new sufficiently powerful drugs to kill the disease-causing bacterium has led to threatening situations such as rising levels of illness, increased treatments & costs, afflictions and growing fatality rate.
Centre of disease call and prevention (CDC) calls this situation 'one of the biggest public health challenges of our time.' Is the world prepared to fight for the lives of millions of people? Read the module to find out.