Antibiotic Resistance

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Antibiotic Resistance

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Antibiotic Resistance Is Everyone's Problem

The problem with antibiotic resistance is a lot like the problem with climate change: It’s one of collective responsibility. At the individual level, what does it matter that one person drives a car, or takes an antibiotic it turns out he didn’t need? But everybody’s doing it. Just like our moms warned us, we’re jumping off a cliff with all our friends.

“[There’s a] lack of incentives that each of us has to really do the right thing,” said Ramanan Laxminarayan, the director of the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics, and Policy, at the Aspen Ideas Festival’s Spotlight Health session. And when we don’t, “we’re just hosts for these bacteria to hop around.”

The overuse of antibiotics,…

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