A book named “The Rising Plague” by Brad Spellberg — chief medical officer of the Los Angeles County—University of Southern California Medical Center, opens with eight scary words; “I’m out of antibiotics. She’s going to die.”
The quote is from a real physician at UCLA-Harbor Medical Center, who was treating a real patient—a 20-something Spellberg calls “B.” B had leukemia, and she developed a disease that built up resistance to the hospital’s most powerful antibiotics even as she was being pumped brimming with them. She ...
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