Read More About the “Nightmare Bacteria”
October 22, 2013, 9:26 pm ET
Want to know more about superbugs and how we’re dealing with them? Check out the resources below:
Antibiotics: The Perfect Storm by David Shlaes (Springer, 2010)
Rising Plague: The Global Threat from Deadly Bacteria and Our Dwindling Arsenal to Fight Them by Brad Spellberg (Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2009.)
SUPERBUG: The Fatal Menace of MRSA by Maryn McKenna (New York: Free Press, 2010.)
Good Germs, Bad Germs: Health and Survival in a Bacterial World by Jessica Snyder Sachs (New York: Hill and Wang, 2007.)
Stuart B. Levy, The Antibiotic Paradox: How the Misuse of Antibiotics Destroys Their Curative Powers (New York: Perseus, 2001; originally published 1992)
Antibiotic Resistance: Implications for Global Health and Novel Intervention Strategies Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science (Washington: National Academies Press, 2010.)
Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Impacts of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria by the Office of Technology Assessment, (Washington: 1995).
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