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20 May 2010

Antibiotics overuse a health risk

Patients whose doctors over-prescribe antibiotics may develop drug-resistance that lasts up to a year, putting them at risk when more serious treatment is needed.

Patients whose doctors over-prescribe antibiotics may develop drug-resistance that lasts up to a year, putting them and the population at risk when more serious treatment is needed, scientists said.

Creating a 'superbug'

 

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