Are Antibiotic-Resistant Diseases Mother Nature’s Revenge?

Not being pagan, Dalrymple doesn’t really think so. Nevertheless:

…victory over bacterial infection is only temporary, not final and probably never to be final, given the genetic flexibility of bacteria; medicine is thus an aspect of Man’s Promethean bargain. But temporary victory is to be preferred to perpetual defeat.

Read the piece at Pajamas Media

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