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Week 4: Why are so many bacteria resistant to antibiotics?

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Antibiotic resistance cartoon. The cartoon features two bacteria, one is dressed in a coat and mac and hiding around a corner. This bacteria is holding a double helix of DNA. The speech bubble says ‘pssst! Hey kid! Wanna be a superbug? Stick some of the into your genome… even penicillin won’t be able to harm you!’ The caption reads ‘It was on a short-cut through the hospital kitchens that Albert was first approached by a member of the Antibiotic Resistance.’