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bacteria evolve resistance to the antibiotics we currently have.
Several non-scientifically inclined friends of mine regard disease with terror
the original 'clinical trials' took months and consisted of individual medical cases!
is it acceptable to lie, to over-egg the issue of antibiotic resistance?
Reading the history of penicillin, it seems the original 'clinical trials' took months and consisted of individual medical cases! It takes years today and every trial proceeds a laborious route.
Would it be acceptable for a government to declare new antibiotics a state secret
The radio announcer asked why there were no new antibiotics and rhetorically answered her own question. 2. Drug companies are not interested in developing new antibiotics. No money there for them.
evan_au is unduly pessimistic. S/he only looks at the downsides.
It might be 2 years of clinical trials vs decade long trials.
We should be able to develop new antibiotics faster than evolution can ambush us.
epistemological relativism and ends-means justification?
Do we keep them away from the public and potentially save 10 lives with better trialsor do we distribute them to save hundreds of thousands of lives now?When a drug is transformative and life saving on a massive scale it should be made available ASAP.
When a drug is transformative and life saving on a massive scale it should be made available ASAP.