Antibiotic resistance is a threat that has the potential to wipe out millions in the blink of an eye. For too long antibiotics have been used recklessly without sight of the possible repercussions. Now our generation must deal with these dire consequences. With the vast overuse of antibiotics, we may witness the end of the antibiotic era in our lifetime. The responsibility now falls to the future leaders of America to spread awareness, and seek out potential solutions before it’s too late.