South Africa: UN Report Warns of Disastrous Consequences of Antibiotic Resistance

  03 May 2019

This follows an alarming South African study which shows that doctors and nurses are prescribing antibiotics unnecessarily

A century of medical progress is threatened by worldwide antimicrobial resistance. This is according to a new report released by the United Nation’s Interagency Coordinating Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG). It concluded that drug-resistant diseases could cause 10 million deaths each year by 2050.

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