The past 30 years has seen no new types of antibiotics. Existing bacteria are rapidly becoming immune to the antibiotics presently available. Unless we can make a radical breakthrough in antibiotics the World Health Organization warns that “we are heading for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries can once again kill.”
Influenza, gonorrhea, tuberculosis, malaria, HIV are among the most threatening of diseases but at the present rate other diseases are certain to become more dangerous as well.
Read the WHO report and find out more as well as what can be done to help fight the problem.