Coffee plants were supposed to be safe on this side of the Atlantic. But the fungus found them.
Thanks to the compounds used to protect precious flowers, antifungal resistance is here—and it could be just as dangerous to humans as antibiotic resistance.
“Compost bin. Pig trough. Dog-food bowl. Laptop keyboard.”
One scientist’s solution to drug-resistant bacteria
Continuing to treat urinary tract infections as a short-term, routine ailment rather than a long-term food safety issue risks turning the responsible bacteria into a major health crisis.