Tag: antibiotic resistance

Disease free water, a global health challenge, commands an international team effort

Antibiotic resistance is a growing global public health threat causing an estimated 23,000 deaths in America each year. One historically overlooked avenue by which antibiotic resistance can spread is through contact or consumption of contaminated water.

New drug approach could offer relief to patients, hospitals fighting antibiotic resistance

Virginia Tech researchers have discovered a new group of antibiotics that may provide relief to some of the more than 2 million people in the United States affected by antibiotic resistance.

Virginia Tech scientists to examine antibiotic resistance in food chain from farm to fork

Growing evidence suggests that agricultural practices, especially widespread antibiotic use, could be contributing to the increasing antibiotic resistance problem in humans.