More than 1.27 million persons have died of antibiotic resistant bacterial infections in 2019 and this death toll is expected to rise to 10 million in 2050. Children born today are bracing for a “post-antibiotic era”, threatened by the same public health perils faced by their forebears 100 years ago. New solutions are desperately needed.
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