A Post-Antibiotic Era

The country is on the brink of a ‘post-antibiotic’ era in which infections will only be cured by fresh air and sunshine, the chief medical officer has warned.

Dame Sally Davies is particularly worried about the spread of untreatable strains of gonorrhoea which are already on the rise in some areas of the country.

She is also concerned about the emergence of resistant forms of TB which are not responding to antibiotics.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4478884/Antibiotics-soon-useless-against-infections.html


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