Reported by Financial Times PBS Fontine Business Insider
Superbug = very simple life form which has evolved itself to be resistant to antibiotics
This analysis assumes a linear model of grown in many superbugs over 35 years
Most other studies focus on the possibility of pandemic from a single a superbug.
Either way – bugs which evolve into superbugs can be a very big problem.
- Antibiotics and Vitamin D are associated with many of the same diseases
Has extensive notes on the excellent book Missing Microbes
Author is extremely concerned about antibiotic resistance ==> world-wide pandemic - far worse than any in the past 500 years
- Antibiotic resistance charts by Information Is Beautiful - 2014
- Superbugs to kill 'more than cancer' by 2050 BBC reporting on this study
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BBC appears to have made the following excellent summary graphic