17 Mar '12, 7am

WHO Chief: The End of Modern Medicine Is Coming | Care2 Causes

WHO Chief: The End of Modern Medicine Is Coming | Care2 Causes

What would the world look like if an injury from a minor infection could kill you? Where bacterial illnesses like strep had no treatment ? Where the risk of infection made it too dangerous for simple, routine surgeries such as hip replacements? Where the risk of infection would be great enough to render chemotherapy useless? According to Margaret Chan, the director general of the World Health Organization, this could soon be reality . At a meeting with infection disease experts in Copenhagen, she stated simply that every antibiotic in the arsenal of modern medicine may soon become useless due to the rise of antibiotic resistant diseases. The Independent quoted her explaining the ramifications: “A post-antibiotic era means, in effect, an end to modern medicine as we know it. Things as common as strep throat or a child’s scratched knee could once again kill.” She continued: ...

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