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How to fight drug-resistant bacteria

(American Chemical Society) This year, the US reported for the first time that a patient had been infected by bacteria resistant to colistin, an antibiotic of last resort. The announcement followed several years of warnings that current antibiotics aren't diverse enough to fight pathogens as drug resistance spreads. The cover story of Chemical & Engineering News, the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, sums up how researchers are trying to stay ahead of the bugs.
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