Pressure rises to stop antibiotics in agriculture

When drugs stop working, part three of a five-part series
Wednesday, December 30, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CST

EDITOR'S NOTE: Once-curable diseases such as tuberculosis and malaria are coming back as germs rapidly mutate to form aggressive strains that resist drugs. The reason: The misuse of the very drugs that were supposed to save us has built up drug resistance worldwide. Third in a five-part series.