Antibiotic Resistant PSA

It's killing EVERYONE

What is antibiotic resistance and why is it a big deal?

Antibiotic resistance is when bacteria becomes resistant to antibiotics. It is a big deal because it's killing many people and diseases that could previously be treated are no longer treatable.

How does natural selection influence the effectiveness of antibiotics and the deadliness of the pathogen?

The antibiotics kill the weaker bacteria, so the stronger bacteria reproduces more rapidly, which is more deadly.

What are some ways to prevent bacteria from becoming antibiotic resistant?

Some ways to prevent this is to never take antibiotics when not needed and stay ahead of the evolving bacteria.