Antibiotics should be called Antibacterials: Introduction

We (myself and Jen my trusty medical student) have started a project about understanding Antibiotics.

The name ‘Antibiotics’ is frankly not a good term. It’s unclear and confusing. We’re hoping to make the whole subject a little clearer and show you why Antibiotics really should be called Antibacterials. Take a look at the posts linked below and let us know what you think.

Viruses

Bacteria

How antibiotics work

Virus vs. Bacteria Analogies

What is an infection?

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