RIT on TV: Antibiotic-Resistant Disease Research

RIT on TV: Antibiotic-Resistant Disease Research


>>ANCHOR: Some diseases are already becoming
immune to antibiotics, and the fear is diseases will mutate and doctors and researchers won’t
be able to stop them. The study claims that by 2050, diseases like these could kill more
people than cancer. Researchers at RIT look forward to additional studies on this issue.>>Robert Osgood: It’s a growing problem.
And it’s an issue that we’re slowly losing our grip on because of the antibiotic resistance
issue and the over prescription and the over use of them in a lot of different areas. And
so it’s a problem that needs to go away.>>ANCHOR: The CDC says every year roughly
23,000 people in the U.S. die due to antimicrobial-resistant diseases.

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