Elena Panariello

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5 microorganisms that changed the world

International Microorganism Day

Microorganisms have changed the world and continuously influence it; they directly impact the Earth and its habitability, and indirectly regulate the way we live, act and think.

For this reason, for International Microorganism Day, we decided to collect the story of 5 microorganisms that have changed the world.

Antibiotic resistance and impact on human health

Antibiotic resistance and human health

Antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance represent a serious global threat to human health. Antibiotic resistance interferes with the medical treatment operated against certain diseases by affecting the final outcome of recovery. Along with the mentioned effects, there are many issues indirectly related to the problem, for example, the elevated health care costs related to hospitalizations and treatment.