World Antibiotic Awareness

Farmers on the frontline in battle against drug-resistant microbes: UN health agency

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has revealed that as some 700,000 people are dying each year from antimicrobial resistant infections, an untold number of sick animals are also suffering from diseases that do not respond to treatment.

Life-saving antibiotics must be handled with care: FAO officer

Recognizing the complexity of responsible medicine use is needed to help reduce the emergence of antibiotic resistance.

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