Antibiotic resistance in Africa: ‘a pandemic that is already here’

  07 March 2022

In 2016, doctors in Gambia became alarmed about two apparently different outbreaks of hospital-acquired bacterial infection in a neonatal ward in Banjul. Baby after baby receiving non-intensive care at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital ended up with infections that did not respond to normal antibiotic treatment. Many died of their illnesses.

 

Further reading: Financial Times
Author(s): David Pilling
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