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Shannon Ross first became aware that antibiotic resistance was a serious and growing problem during her training as an infectious disease doctor. More and more, she found herself treating patients with increasingly complicated, drug-resistant superbugs, and she concluded that something needed to be done on a broader level to slow the spread of resistant infections. As the medical co-director of... Read More
"I was part of the good outcome. There are far too many that are on the opposite end and lose their battle, their fight with their antibiotic-resistant infection," says Chris, whose life-threating infection stemmed from a basketball injury. Read More