Topic 1: The Science of Drug Resistance

Reading: NY Times Drug Resistance, Explained

Video: Mutations – selection: the bacteria resist Video Transcript

Questions:

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)

article: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/antiviralresistance.htm

video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2xRa2tRthI&feature=youtu.be

NY TIMES artice: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/03/27/drug-resistance-explained/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=1

video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjR6L38yReE&feature=youtu.be

video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjR6L38yReE&feature=youtu.be

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