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'Superbugs will kill more than cancer and diabetes by 2050' say MPs amid growing threat of antibiotic resistance

Superbugs will kill more people than cancer and diabetes combined by 2050 unless something is done to tackle antibiotic resistance, MPs have warned.  Despite drives to reduce prescription rates, British doctors are still doling out twice as many antibiotics as some of their European counterparts, a report has found.  Experts have warned that routine hospital operations could become too dangerous if common medications become ineffective.  Read more...

 

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