Sen. Michael Bennet reintroduces much needed bill to fight superbugs: PASTEUR Act

As the pandemic rages on, Colorado’s senator is working to prevent the next one. With all the marvels of modern medicine, could humans still die from a paper cut?

For years we’ve taken the ability to fight bacterial infections for granted. After Alexander Fleming discovered the source of penicillin — the world’s first bacteria killer — in 1928, the field of medicine was instantly changed. Diseases that previously filled hospitals suddenly became treatable. Childbirth became safer and surgeries less risky. The result was millions of lives saved, making antibiotics one of the greatest medical advances of all time.

Find out more in the Colorado Sun article.

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