Antibiotic development in the pharmaceutical industry

Answer the statement;

Despite growing bacterial resistance to existing drugs, antibiotic development in the pharmaceutical industry is steeply declining.”

Use whatever arguments you deem appropriate, explain the implications of this situation and how it might be resolved.

The journal; Nathan C. (2004) Nature 431, 899 902 can be used as a starting point with this essay.

This essay is worth 50 marks, so please answer it with 50 marks worth of statements or arguments to explain such implications. Thanks!

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