Read More About the “Nightmare Bacteria”

October 22, 2013
by Sarah Childress Senior Reporter

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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