What did Dr Chan, head of the World Health Organization, mean when she said we were seeing “the end of modern medicine”? And what does this mean for you and me? My colleague, Bob Clark from Florida USA sheds some light in my guest post today.
Watching NBC Nightly News earlier this week I was surprised to hear Brian Williams use the phrase, “the end of modern medicine”. NBC News was joined by ABC News, Huffington Post and UK’s The Telegraph, among other sources, in reporting on World Health Organization Director General, Dr Margaret Chan’s use of that phrase. She was talking about the overuse of antibiotics, their increasing ineffectiveness in controlling disease and the threatened end of modern medicine as a result.Continue Reading