What happens when our best medicine becomes powerless? Well, preventable deaths and hospitalizations for one, but also: antibiotic resistant bacteria finally get taken more seriously. The recent salmonella outbreak in lieu of the government shutdown left 42 percent of infected people hospitalized. Unfortunately, antibiotics didn’t work on every patient. Antibiotic resistant bugs are a growing issue, even if it’s a topic we don’t need to confront every day. Check out the infographic below for the scoop on this growing health threat.
Infographic courtesy of OnlineMPHDegree.net