Deadly Superbugs Win as Wall Street Flees Makers of Antibiotics

  19 June 2019

Even as deadly strains of bacteria proliferate around the world, big drugmakers are getting out of the antibiotics market, leaving many new products in the hands of tiny startups. But most new antibiotics for dangerous strains are selling poorly because doctors hold them in reserve until they’re absolutely necessary, concerned about creating drug resistance. And price-sensitive hospitals have been slow to switch to the drugs from cheaper generics.

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