The rise of superbugs
ABC News interviewed CO-ADD Program Director Professor Matt Cooper on Superbugs: What are they and how are they treated?
As Australian health officials are again on alert following infections by an antibiotic-resistant superbug known as KPC, Professor Cooper is urging more research of new antibiotics and the development of diagnostic tools. He proposes to create a policy or surveillance system for madatory reporting of superbugs, as the introduction of mandatory reporting overseas has made a huge difference in the levels of infection, making healthcare providers accountable.
Full ABC article: Superbugs: What are they and how are they treated?