by Lucy Westcott,


Pneumonia, Gonorrhoea, and urinary tract infections are among numerous infectious diseases reported to now becoming resistant to traditional antibiotics. Recently, the WHO released a new report indicating as much, in addition to the revelation that drug-resistant superbugs have now spread to all regions of the world.

Achievements of modern medicine are now being challenged, as once minor infections are now potentially lethal.

The WHO has suggested decreasing the usage by the public of antibiotics, and is recommending only using them when prescribed. Additionally, the WHO recommends not sharing antibiotics, even if some are considered to be leftover.

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