First, physicians were blamed for ordering too many CT scans, then it was writing too many opiate prescription. Are antibiotics prescriptions, the next thing that physicians will be under the gun. Recently the CDC came out and stated one if every three antibiotic prescriptions are unnecessary. Now, U.S. researchers are identifying bacteria that are resistant to all antibiotics.
Researchers have identified the first U.S. case of a pathogen carrying a mutated strain of E. coli resistant to an antibiotic used as a last line of defense against so-called superbugs, raising fears that a post-antibiotic era will arrive sooner than expected.