have only been around for a very short time, and they're already losing their effeciency. It's a real shame. To see the future without effective Antibiotics
we have only to look to the tens of thousands of years of man's history before Antibiotics
. Most people died of an infection of some sort. Pneumonia, TB, typhoid, and bubonic plague were all mass killers. Syphillus was treated by giving the patient mercury. Hopefully, the syphillus died before the patient did. Amputation was the preferred method of dealing with infected limbs. Surgery carried incredible risks. Surgical infections were commonplace and frequently fatal. The most valuable thing that a human being could possess was a strong immune system.
Although it could solve the social security funding problem. A lot, lot fewer people will be living to 65.