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by Hannah Leitheiser

The Last One

#antibiotics #medicine

Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats

Maryn McKenna

2017

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2019-09-30

"'We found something,' his friend said. 'We found Colistin resistance, and it is transmissible.'

Colistin was not just an antibiotic. It is the last antibiotic. The one that still works when others have fallen to resistance."

- Maryn McKenna, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats (2017)

Legal: You don't need antibiotics.

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