It’s the year 2040, and medicine isn’t what it used to be.
In this imagined scenario:
- Most antibiotics stopped working long ago.
- Hospital superbugs are raging.
- Drug-resistant TB kills some 2 million people every year.
- Once-treatable infections frequently lead to amputations—most heartbreakingly in children.
Decades ago, studies had issued warnings about what was to come—but they were heeded far too late.
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