Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Explained

Where superbugs come from and what can be done to combat them

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Explained
Antibiotic resistance
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Video Shows Bacteria Defeating Antibiotics in 11 Days

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A new video from researchers at Harvard University shows just how quickly bacteria “learn” to defeat antibiotics. In the stunning two-minute time-lapse recording, viewers can see bacteria develop resistance to increasingly higher doses of antibiotics.

Antibiotic use
Antibiotic use
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Trends in U.S. Antibiotic Use

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Antibiotic resistance is a pressing global public health problem. This first report on trends in antibiotic use in the United States brings together diverse sources of information in both human health care and animal agriculture settings. It complements and informs efforts to set evidence-based goals aimed at reducing unnecessary antibiotic use.