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Antibiotics & Resistance

In a follow up to overuse of antibiotics, I just read that the WHO reports that our planet may be headed toward a “post-antibiotic era” in which common infections are lethal.  That is because the  prescription and overuse of antimicrobial medicines, are causing drug resistant microorganisms. These microorganisms now kill over 23,000 people a year just in the US alone. If we don’t take significant action to improve efforts to prevent infections and change how we produce, prescribe and use antibiotics, “the implications will be devastating”.