Imagine a looming global crisis that threatens the health of countless people, confounding scientists and governments with its sheer magnitude and complexity and growing at a pace that will quickly exceed our ability to reverse course.
Sounds a little like climate change, right?
The existential threat I’m referring to in this case is microscopic: antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi.
In a way, antibiotic resistance is the climate change of medicine. It has potentially lethal …