The next pandemic is already here
But COVID can teach us how to fight it. We’ve known the dangers of antimicrobial resistance for years. The director-general of the World Health Organization has called it “one of the greatest health threats of our time.” But can we use what we learned from the coronavirus to tackle it? Maryn McKenna explores how reorganising the everyday practice of science in response to the pandemic, from an international collaboration between industries, and a governmental effort to provide funds, has given us a clear pathway to combat antibiotic resistance.
From MIT Technology Review