BirthLight Reflections

The Microbiota Battle

LoriAnn Jones, LM, CPM

The war had been long...casualties high. At last the people developed a secret weapon so powerful that the tide of the war would finally turn...and turn it did! The weapon was deployed against the great beast and it fell, presumed dead. The people rejoiced. Meanwhile, the not- quite-dead-after-all enemy lay brooding silently, mulling the powerful energy of the weapon through its body...embracing the changes it wrought. Then he rose from the earth infinitely more terrible than before, and very angry. In 1928 humanity's secret weapon was deployed: Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. The medical profession was giddy with the prospect of using...