Girl Planting seeds

Britain's new superbug tsar tells of her fear that children will grow up in a 'post-antibiotic apocalypse' unless urgent global action is taken to develop new medicine

Britain is sleepwalking into a 'post-antibiotic apocalypse' which would see grave setbacks in our ability to fight disease, the new superbug tsar has warned.  Professor Dame Sally Davies used her appointment as the UK's special envoy on antimicrobial resistance to make an emotional plea for leaders to sit up and tackle the looming drug crisis.  She painted a frightening picture of a 'return to the dark ages' of healthcare if we continue to gobble up existing antibiotics without finding replacements.  Read more....



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