β€œWe 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.
β€œIt 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)