Tag: antibiotic resistance

  • Global antibiotic use is on the rise. What does this mean for superbugs? | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Global antibiotic use is on the rise. What does this mean for superbugs?

    As we’ve covered before, the main driver of antibiotic resistance is the overuse of antibiotics. The more antibiotics are out there, the more exposure bacteria get, and the more likely they are to evolve defenses. Now, a new report has found that global antibiotic usage is up 65% from 2000 to 2015–how does this impact…

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