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Antibiotic resistant bugs could kill 10 million people each year by 2050

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 20, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lacy Cooke last modified May 19, 2016

Economist Lord Jim O'Neill released a report at the request of the British government detailing the costs of not fighting antibiotic resistance. Bacteria resistance to drugs appears to have worsened, and O'Neill's report stated by 2050, 10 million people every year could perish from drug-resistant bugs if we don't take action. O'Neill suggested pharmaceutical companies be required to invest in research to develop new, effective antibiotics. He also said doctors should stop dishing...






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