The Dundas branch will be closing at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 and reopening at 18 Ogilvie Street approximately 7 to 10 days later. Holds with a pickup of Dundas have been paused and will resume upon reopening.
Revenge of the Microbes
How Bacterial Resistance Is Undermining the Antibiotic Miracle
A single source of answers to questions average people are asking. * Provides the scientific information readers will need to form opinions and make informed decisions regarding the use of antibiotics. * Examines specific antibiotics and controversies in a real-life context; presents accounts of positions on all sides of the public policy debate; and discusses less common issues such as what happens to antibiotics once they are released into the environment. * Encourages readers to consider the extensive role of antibiotics in modern medicine and the potentially catastrophic impact the loss of effective antibiotics would have today and on future generations. * Appeals to a diverse readership, including biologists, doctors, teachers, students, lawyers, environmentalists, and average citizens.