6 Diseases That May Come Back to Haunt Us As Antibiotics Lose Their Power

Diseases we thought were long gone, nothing to worry about, or easy to treat  could come back with a vengeance, according to the recent  World Health Organization report on global antibiotic resistance. Concern about this serious threat to public health has been growing; complacency could result in a crisis with the potential to affect everyone, not just those in poor countries or without access to advanced healthcare. Already diseases that were treatable in the past, such as  tuberculosis, are often fatal now, and others are moving in the same direction. The really terrifying thing is that the problem is already with us: this is not science fiction, but contemporary reality. So what are some of the infections that could come back to haunt us? See here

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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