Excessive Antibiotic Use Could Lead To Future 'Superbug,' But Not Anytime Soon

Jun 21, 2016

According to our guest, Joseph McCormick of Duquesne’s Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, “more than 99 percent of all bacteria in this world are our friends.” Is the nation's first antibiotic-resistant superbug evidence that constant hand sanitizing and antibiotics are putting us at risk?

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