Superbugs should be entered as a cause of death on death certificates, say experts

  25 November 2019

Antibiotic resistance should be listed as a cause of death on official certificates, one of Britain’s leading experts on superbugs has said. 

Lord Jim O’Neill, a former Goldman Sachs economist and chair of the Chatham House think tank, told a conference in London – also attended by former Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies – that the move would help raise awareness of the growing superbug crisis.

Author(s): Sarah Newey
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