Listed are free-wheeling thoughts, crazy at best and utopian at worst
- Imagine a scenario where drug evolves naturally keeping pace with development of resistance in microorganisms. This technology could be called as WTG4T
Information is vital in a battle. It helps to gauge an adversary, detect chinks in its armor, and predict its moves and when it’s ready…launch a raid. It’s no different with the menace of AMR either, information on predisposing factors, drivers of resistance, the magnitude of the problem, progression, and countermeasures could be a game-changer.
They called it ‘magic bullets’, antibiotics did serve their (human’s) hubris well, drove us (microbes) to the cliff until extinction was imminent. Millions and millions and millions succumbed to this orgy of violence. Their arsenal had the firepower disproportionate to our virulence; every Tom, Dick, and Harry fired at us
As an initiative to increase awareness on global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), as well as to encourage best practices among the general public, and health workers to stop the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections, *WHO has declared November 18-24 as the Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW).