Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million People Each Year If We Don’t Figure Out How To Stop Them

Posted by Mike Confino, December 12, 2014

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Amid the frenzy about a potential Ebola outbreak in the United States in recent months, many Americans may have forgotten about the more common deadly viruses that have claimed millions of lives in years past.

Now, a new British-commissioned review has turned attention back to the growing threat of drug-resistant superbugs and raised questions about how to best quell their impact. If left unabated, the superbugs could kill an additional 10 million people annually and drive healthcare costs up by $100 million by 2050.

via Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million People Each Year If We Don’t Figure Out How To Stop Them | ThinkProgress.

  1. Linda Stanton Says:

    Follow the money! If there is enough money it will Never make sense to Cure Anything!!