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According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 2 million people in the United States become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics each year and at least 23,000 people die each year as a direct result of these infections. Many more people die from other conditions that were complicated by an antibiotic-resistant infection.

The rapid rise of multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections is a major global public health concern. Currently approved drugs are becoming increasingly ineffective and there are few new therapeutic agents in clinical development.

Watertown, Massachusetts-based Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (TTPH) has the opportunity to meet this umet and urgent medical need.

Would an investment in Tetraphase make a lucrative...

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