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WHO Urges End To Routine Antibiotic Use In Farm Animals To Stem Rise Of Superbugs
The WHO director-general called the declining efficacy of antibiotics a "security threat."
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Here's What's Causing India's 'Superbug' Problem
By Susmita Baral, On Assignment For HuffPost
It's not as simple as reducing the nation's massive antibiotic consumption.
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Sewage Saved This Man's Life. Someday It Could Save Yours.
Bacteriophages -- viruses found in soil, water and human waste -- may be the cure in a post-antibiotic world.
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These 3 Superbugs Pose The Greatest Risk To Human Health
By Stephanie Bucklin, Live Science
In a new report, the WHO identified pathogens they are particularly worried about.
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WHO Says New Drugs Urgently Needed To Fight 12 'Priority Pathogens'
By Kate Kelland, Reuters
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have become a global health threat.
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Resistance To The Antibiotic Of Last Resort Is Silently Spreading
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By Sarah Zhang The alarm bells sounded on November 18, 2015. Antibiotic resistance is usually a slow-moving crisis, one of
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No Antibiotic In The U.S. Could Save This Woman. We Should All Be Worried.
This is one of the first cases of a pan-resistant infection in America.
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Why Investors Have a Beef With the Meat Industry
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Protein is one of the building blocks of life, helping the systems of the human body to make and repair everything from hair to hormones. Quite simply it is essential to life. However if we don't start to rethink how we consume protein, we could face financial, social and environmental crisis.
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Do You Know Who Used Your Hospital Bed Before You?
By Kathryn Doyle, Reuters
It might put you at higher risk for infection.
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Cheap Drugs May Have Turned This Indian Lake Into A 'Superbug Hotspot'
By Zeba Siddiqui, Reuters
Drug-resistant bacteria are a growing threat to modern medicine.
Antibiotic Use in Livestock Is a Growing Threat
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The Age Of The Superbug Is Already Here
The U.N. is convening a landmark meeting this week on antibiotic resistance, but scientists are concerned the action may be too late.
As UN Meets, Fight Superbugs at the Dinner Table.
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A Closer Scientific Look at Antibacterial Soap Unearths Some Problems
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Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Is A Looming Threat
We need to be better about how we use antibiotics.
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