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Superbugs Unplugged

Lance Price and Matthew Wellington

A joint project of U.S. PIRG and the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center, this monthly podcast will delve into the critical health threat of antibiotic resistance and what drives it, including antibiotic use in agriculture and human health care, challenges and opportunities in R&D, and more. Co-hosts Matt Wellington and Dr. Lance Price will cover a new topic and feature an expert guest every month. Have questions or want to make suggestions? Write to us at [email protected] Follow us on social media: @battlesuperbugs @USPIRG.

Recent Episodes

Discharge from the Genitals: Yup, We Go There!September 27, 2021 Episode artwork Antibiotic Overuse in Food Animals: What's the Role & Responsibility of Drug Companies? August 30, 2021 Episode artwork Peggy Lillis Foundation: Honoring a Mother’s Legacy and Saving LivesJuly 26, 2021 Episode artwork On the Brink of the Next Pandemic: COVID-19 and Antibiotic OveruseJune 28, 2021 Episode artwork CDC on the Fungal Kingdom: Full of Friends and EnemiesMay 24, 2021 Episode artwork Pig Pile! Raising Animals Without the Use of Antibiotics April 26, 2021 Episode artwork "Very Promiscuous Orange Trees" A conversation on antibiotic overuse in plant agricultureMarch 29, 2021 Episode artwork When Bad Bugs Collide: An interview with "Scary Disease Girl"February 22, 2021 Episode artwork What Turned Aunt Navis Blue? A Discussion on Tuberculosis January 26, 2021 Episode artwork UTIs and the Need for Better Tools Against Dangerous Bacteria December 18, 2020 Episode artwork Panel Discussion on Antibiotics in Agriculture: Preventing the Next PandemicNovember 19, 2020 Episode artwork A Conversation with a Veterinarian about Antibiotic Use in Food Animal ProductionOctober 30, 2020 Episode artwork The Importance of Medical Experts As Advocates to Protect Human Health September 29, 2020 Episode artwork A Conversation on the Beef Industry’s Excessive Use of AntibioticsAugust 31, 2020 Episode artwork Parallels Between COVID-19 and ResistanceJuly 29, 2020 Episode artwork A Conversation on How to Best Protect Antibiotics From Overuse June 29, 2020 Episode artwork How Bad Bug E. coli causes Urinary Tract InfectionsApril 29, 2020 Episode artwork Water, Sanitation, Hygiene & SuperbugsMarch 25, 2020 Episode artwork Antibiotics and Food Animals: By the NumbersFebruary 24, 2020 Episode artwork Designing the Perfect Predator: Phage TherapyJanuary 06, 2020 Episode artwork The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance: When Fire Meets GasolineNovember 14, 2019 Episode artwork