Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Global antibiotic consumption soars feeding spread of UK 'super-bugs'

Global antibiotic consumption soars feeding spread of UK 'super-bugs'
Drug-resistant superbugs are rising in the UK because of lack of regulation of antibiotics in developing countries, experts have warned.

One of the biggest studies of antibiotic use around the world has established that while antibiotic use in Britain has slowed, global consumption jumped by 65 percent, to 34.8 billion daily doses between 2000 and 2015. The Telegraph

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