Ramanan Laxminarayan

Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy / Princeton University

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Director of the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy and Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer at Princeton University

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Antibiotics have prevented and cured deadly human diseases for 80 years. But the time is coming when we might have to live without them -- if we can.

Superbugs are defeating antibiotics

Antibiotics have prevented and cured deadly human diseases for 80 years. But the time is coming when we might have to live without them -- if we can.

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