Topic 1: The Science of Drug Resistance
Reading: NY Times Drug Resistance, Explained
Video: Mutations – selection: the bacteria resist Video Transcript
How does antimicrobial resistance happen? What is the process?
What can you personally do to slow the rate of antimicrobial resistance?
Choose a disease that shows antimicrobial resistance from this list and give a background to the resistance and discuss future concern:
Influenza (the Flu)
Article: CDC Influenza Antiviral Drug Resistance
Video: JAMA-Influenza has become Resistant (transcript)
NY TIMES artice: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/03/27/drug-resistance-explained/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=1
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