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We cannot say we weren't warned. The growing threat of antibiotic resistant organisms is once again in the spotlight.
Prof Jeremy Farrar, the new head of Britain's biggest medical research charity the Wellcome Trust said it was a "truly global issue".
In his first major interview since taking up his post, Prof Farrar told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that the golden age of antibiotics could come to an end unless action is taken.
The outbreak, centered on a hospital in a Chicago suburb, has infected 44 people in Illinois over the past year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The bug, known as carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, bears a rare enzyme that breaks down antibiotics.
Nature has finally succeeded to find a way of killing us again, a way we can't undo like that...
I think this is a logical consequence, of our lifestyles. I hope for the people though, that we discover new medicine though.
Suffering from disease, isn't pleasant and deadly makes it even worse...