The rise of superbugs

The year is 2050. Drug resistant infections kill 10 million people a year. Even small cuts can be fatal. Is this just a projection? Travel through time to see the history – and future – of antibiotics.

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Activities

  1. Imagine you could meet Alexander Fleming for an interview. Come up with three questions you would ask him.
  2. Imagine you have travelled to the year 2050 and seen the future of superbugs. Write a speech that you will give when you return to the present day, to warn people to be careful with antibiotics.