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Call to action on antibiotics

Posted by: The Conversation Global

Date: Thursday, 21 November 2019


Editor's note

World Antibiotics Awareness Week invites us all to celebrate the contribution these medicines have made to public health. It’s also a reminder of the threat they face from bacterial resistance. Marc Mendelson explains why there’s such urgency around the need to educate people about what’s best practice when it comes to taking antibiotics. And what every individual can do about protecting the future efficacy of the drugs.

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