Superbugs

Superbugs are a problem. Since penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928 the human population enjoyed a respite from many deadly bacterial infections. However, the overuse of antibiotics  gave rise to superbugs that are essentially resistant to all existing antibiotics.  This video provides a very good overview of the problem.

http://content.jwplatform.com/previews/81s7S8nt-jEuQjxp9

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