Abstract - Journal of Plant Biotechnology and Microbiology (2020) Volume 0, Issue 0
Can a virus be the answer to the battle against superbugs?
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global crisis that threatens a century of progress in medicine, with alarming levels of resistance being reported by countries of all income levels. The spread of AMR organisms results in common diseases becoming untreatable, and lifesaving medical procedures riskier to perform. Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) carry the highest-burden compared to all other infectious diseases including HIV, tuberculosis, and influenzaAuthor(s): Andrea P. Borns