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Superbugs in the environment rarely transfer to humans – new study

By Ed Feil, Professor of Microbial Evolution at The Milner Centre for Evolution, University of Bath
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The rapid spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) around the globe represents a crisis on many fronts. Infections that are difficult, or impossible, to treat cause considerable public health and economic burdens, but also pose a serious threat to food security.

Undoubtedly, the imprudent administration of antibiotics has increased the evolutionary pressure for resistant strains of bacteria to emerge, but the problem goes much further than the irresponsibleThe Conversation

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