The Decline of Penicillin: The Modern Day Crisis of Antiobiotic Resistance

The Decline of Penicillin: The Modern Day Crisis of Antiobiotic Resistance Julien Gagnon Abstract: As antibiotics began treating a widening range of formerly fatal infectious diseases in the 1960’s, the medical community grew progressively more complacent. Reassured by clinical progress, prominent scientists were convinced that modern medicine had triumphed over its bacterial ad- versaries. In […]