Growing Threat Could Kill Millions By 2050, But This Biotech Startup Thinks It Can Stop It

Published: Sep 28, 2017

Our best line of defense against life-threatening illnesses has turned against us. Antibiotics — which we've relied on for decades to beat deadly, contagious infections — are set to kill 10 million people by 2050.

After years of abuse in people and animals — with doctors practically doling them out like candy and farmers stirring them into animal feed — antibiotics have virtually stopped working.

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