Superbug ‘pandemic’ stalks India as antibiotic resistance jumps 10pc in a year

  17 September 2022

Report warns that, if immediate measures are not taken, AMR has the potential to take the form of a pandemic in the near future.

India faces a “pandemic” of superbugs, the country’s top public health experts have warned, as resistance to common antibiotics has jumped by 10 per cent in just one year

In the fifth edition of its annual report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the Indian Council of Medical Research warned that urgent action is needed to prevent a major health crisis caused by the rampant misuse of antibiotics.

Further reading: The Telegraph
Author(s): Joe Wallen
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