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Antibiotics

South Africa is facing a superbug epidemic

The Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) has released the report 'The State of The World's Antibiotics, 2015', which shows that South Africa's growing use of antibiotics could lead to increased resistance against lifesaving treatments.

What is an antibiotic?

Put simply, antibiotics are drugs that either kill bacteria or stop them multiplying.

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