Antibiotic misuse and superbugs create the perfect killer

Imagine the United States of America when a simple skin infection from a scrape causes a 10 percent chance of dying. Out of every 1,000 women who give birth, nine will die, and out of the 1,000 infants born, up to 30 percent will die. It is difficult to imagine, but these are the alarming statistics prior to antibiotics in the early 1900's.