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New Heroes of the Microbe War

More and more bacteria are nearly impervious to treatment. Could new approaches pick up where antibiotics leave off?

THE OMINOUS FUTURE, IN which antibiotics are powerless against the bacteria that threaten human health, may already be here. Hordes of antibiotic-resistant microbes mount attacks on the skin and in the gut, and many have overrun hospitals, where they can be lethal to patients with weakened immune systems. The bugs are particularly devastating...

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