“We are facing a huge crisis worldwide not having an antibiotics pipeline,” said Dr. Janet Woodcock, director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the FDA.
“It is bad now, and the infectious disease docs are frantic. ”*

So there's a quote that sure caught my attention in today's NYT story about our losing battle against infectious Superbugs and flailing efforts to develop useful anti-biotics. "Frantic"? Not how I want to think of our steely knights in white lab coats.
(*Emphasis added)