Fighting Infection with Phages

Fighting Infection with Phages

Modern medicine faces a serious problem. Thanks in part to overuse and misuse of antibiotics, many bacteria are gaining resistance to our most common cures. Researchers are probing possible alternatives to antibiotics, including phages. Dr. Shayla Hesse: “So, bacteriophages, or we like to call them phages for short, are naturally-occurring viruses that infect and kill…