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A 'slow catastrophe' unfolds as the golden age of antibiotics comes to an end

Published: 
Wed, 07/13/2016 (All day)

In early April, experts at a military lab outside Washington intensified their search for evidence that a dangerous new biological threat had penetrated the nation’s borders.

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U.S. Poultry May Be Going Antibiotic-Free but the Rest of the World's Is Not

Published: 
Mon, 04/04/2016 (All day)
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The problem with antibiotic use in agriculture is pretty clear: The overuse of drugs in raising livestock is contributing to the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections—and that’s led high-ranking officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to declare the end of antibiotics.