Identifying new antibiotics that can fight harmful bacteria is difficult and resource intensive because these substances can be literally ANYWHERE.

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The coming cost of superbugs: 10 Million deaths per year. Antimicrobial resistance, is resistance of harmful bacteria to an antibiotic drug that was originally effective for treatment of infection. The evolution of bacteria is faster than us creating new antibiotics, which implies we cannot treat infections like stomach infection, UTI, Tuberculosis, strep throat that were previously treatable.

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