"Chairing that mouthful of a task force is Dr. Martin Blaser, a physician and researcher at NYU’s Langone Medical Center—and bulldog for antibiotic temperance. Last year, Blaser’s book Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues showed that our society’s overuse of antibiotics isn’t just breeding superbugs. Antibiotics also wreak havoc on the beneficial microbiome that helps humans digest food, fight disease, and generally stay healthy."
The US Is Finally Taking Action on Antibiotic Resistance
WIRED had a chat with Martin Blaser, NYU doctor and chair of the White House’s new push to save ourselves from overusing antibiotics.
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