Our last line of defense against antibiotic-resistant bacteria is beginning to fail, says ECDC

Our last line of defense against antibiotic-resistant bacteria is beginning to fail, says ECDC

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US, every year about two million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to anything we can throw at them and of those, at least 23,000 die. Now the European equivalent to the CDC, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has just reported on how well the EU is doing in the battle to keep deadly bugs at bay. And the news isn't great.

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