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World Action Needed to Prevent Widespread Antibiotic Resistance

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Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928, we have used antibiotics against a host of infections. But now, doctors are finding that more and more bacteria are resistant to even the strongest antibiotics available. In 2015, the World Health Organization warned that we are heading toward a "post-antibiotic era," when more people will die from common infections. If that happens, medical practice as we know it will change drastically. Antibiotic resistance and reducing hospital...

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