A New Antibiotic May Kill Even Super Bacteria – 1.11.2015

TeixobactinScientists have figured out a new way to culture bacteria in a soil substrate, which has led to the development of a new antibiotic, teixobactin, which shows promise in treating even the worst antibiotic-resistant bacteria for the next several decades.

Smithsonian Magazine has the story.  You can read it if you CLICK HERE

DR. RAMEY NOTES:  Overuse of antibiotics was a huge problem in the 20th century, and led to the current problem of antibiotic resistance.  I wonder if we have learned from our mistakes of the past?

 

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