Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Superbug Slapdown

Headline in a newsletter I received yesterday:
[The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists] Backs Legislation To Curb Antimicrobial Resistance
Take that, bacteria! viruses! fungi!

Finally -- some fines or jail-time for microorganisms that insist on surviving via evolutionary mutation!

(It is a serious problem; the House bill seeks funding for a public-health plan to better monitor, treat, and prevent infections by drug-resistant bugs.)

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