Imagine a world without antibiotics: deaths and complications from simple wound infections, routine surgical procedures would become high-risk, immunosuppressive therapy such as those used for cancer treatment would be as life-threatening as the disease itself.  Such was life in the pre-antibiotic era, and we could be facing the same situation in the post-antibiotic era if we’re not more careful.

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