Over 2 Million Illnesses and 23,000 Deaths from...
You probably know that we have a problem with germs that are resistant to antibiotics but did you know that the US Department of Health and Human Services estimates that 2,049,442 illnesses and 23,000 deaths are caused by antibiotic resistance EACH YEAR?... #antibioticthreats #antibiotics #bacteria
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The general use of antibiotics has increased by a tremendous amount throughout the last 20-30 years. This has caused something known as “antimicrobial resistance“, which has resulted in what people are now calling “superbugs”. These are disease-causing microorganisms that have gradually become resistant to the antibiotics meant to get rid of them. Although...More