Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Costs Canada Over $1 Billion A Year

A team of health-care professionals estimated that the antibiotic-resistance bacteria represent an issue that costs Canada $1 billion a year, draining health-care budgets and postponing the treatment of infections. Even more, Infection Prevention and Control Canada (IPAC) believes that the cost tag of…
Bacteriophages Are The “New But Old” Solution Against Superbugs

In the 19th century, bacteriologists found something that could destroy bacteria. In 1915, Frederick Twort, a British microbiologist, conjectured that it could be a virus and two years later, the Canadian Felix d’Herelle dubbed these organisms as bacteriophages. Then, the idea…