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Nations Failing to Combat ‘Global Threat’ of Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs: WHO – Deirdre Fulton

The world’s ability to practice medicine and treat both common and serious illnesses is at risk, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned in a new report analyzing global misuse of antibiotics and the increasing spread of antimicrobial resistance. “This is the single greatest challenge in infectious diseases today,” stated Dr. Keiji Fukuda, WHO’s assistant director-general for health security. “All types of microbes—including many …