Answer the four questions below in your notebook based on the PBS video: Why does evolution matter now?
- Why is the Russian prison system considered to be “ground zero” in the fight against TB?
- What is responsible for the evolution of TB strains that are resistant to multiple drugs?
- How does the misuse of antibiotics affect the evolution of disease-causing bacteria? Use the theory of natural selection to explain the growing resistance to antibiotics
- Why should we care about a resistant strain of TB in Russia?