What Is Antibiotic Resistance?: WellBe’s Guide to Antibiotics
Antibiotic resistance is a major global health problem. Each year, approximately 2 million people in the U.S. are infected with antibiotic resistant bacteria and approximately 23,000 people die as a direct result, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In the second of our three-part series on antibiotics, we’re looking into this public health crisis: How is antibiotic resistance created? How do superbugs relate to chronic disease? And what does it have to do with the meat you eat and your health?