Cannabidiol helps fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria


Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc. Mar 24 2020 Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming, antibiotics have saved millions of lives from fatal infections world-wide. However, with time bacteria have developed mechanisms to escape the effects of antibiotics – they have become resistant. With fewer antibiotics available to treat resistant bacterial infections, the possibility of entering a pre-antibiotic era is looming ahead. .en.

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