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Commentary: Killer superbugs are coming for you

We're crawling on your skin. Teeming under your toenails. And lurking on your doorknobs and countertops.

We're drug-resistant microbes, immune to all but your strongest antibiotics. And we're evolving so fast that soon even those medicines won't stop us. Unless your scientists invent new antibiotics, we'll kill 10 million people annually by 2050.

We didn't always pose such a

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