In the September/october 2017 issue, discover our special feature called "Antiobiotic resistance : War is delcared!" Published every two months, Inserm’s Science&Santé magazine illustrates discoveries, debates and issues from the ever-evolving field of biomedical research.
Since Alexander Fleming discovered the first antibiotic, penicillin, in 1928, bacteria have always resisted. Today, it is estimated that antibiotic resistance kills 700,000 people every year around the world. Hence the need to fight this rampant problem.