From bad to worse

A new estimate suggests that antibiotic-resistant infections caused more than 150,000 deaths in the United States in 2010. That’s seven times the Centers for Disease Control’s conservative estimate, and would mean that antibiotic resistance is one of the top five causes of death in the U.S.

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