Antibiotic Resistance Growing Problem Worldwide

Antibiotic Resistance Growing Problem Worldwide

  Common ailments can turn into killers when the bugs become immune to more common prescription drugs available. This growing resistance to antibiotics has become a problem worldwide, according to recent research. World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan stressed that resistance is “reaching dangerously high levels.” Resistance can occur naturally as germs mutate. But, overuse […]

Antibiotic Resistance and Superbugs, CDC Warns of Dangers

Antibiotic Resistance and Superbugs, CDC Warns of Dangers

In December 2013, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released its report, Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the US, which detailed the growing dangers of antibiotic resistance across the United States. According to the report, more than two million people become infected with some form of antibiotic resistant bacteria each year, and 23,000 die as a […]