European antibiotic use down 15%

  29 November 2021

“The latest ECDC data show a decrease in the total consumption of human antibiotics by more than 15% between 2019 and 2020. This has been observed in most EU/EEA [European Union and European Economic Area] countries, mainly in primary care and most likely as a result of the covid-19 pandemic”, reveals the European agency in a statement.

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