Cold and flu season is here. If you are immunocompromised, respiratory infections pose an even greater risk. Antibiotics are a common go-to solution, but there’s a catch: the more we use them, the less effective they become.
Dr. John Rex of AMR Solutions explains antimicrobial resistance, and why we should view these drugs as fire extinguishers. Plus, how the PASTEUR Act can bolster research and development of antimicrobials.
And hear from cystic fibrosis patient advocate Ella Balasa on how antibiotics impact her health. She shares her healthcare journey and why it’s critical that antibiotics are used carefully to ensure they’re effective for those most vulnerable.
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent, Patients Rising
Ella Balasa, Cystic Fibrosis Advocate
Desiree Rubio, Patient Correspondent
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