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Sick Americans Are Desperate Enough to Buy Fish Antibiotics

Researchers from the University of South Carolina examined online reviews from 24 websites selling nine kinds of fish antibiotics. Out of the nearly 2,300 reviews they looked at, 55 reviews (2.4 percent) seemed to indicate that the customers were buying the product for human use. While these reviews were few and far between, they received more attention and positive likes from other users than typical reviews did. The team also found at least one retailer who assured customers that the antibiotics were fine to use in people, in response to a question.  Read more......



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