Superbugs could kill more people than cancer, report warns
A new report on the dangers of antibiotic-resistant superbugs warns that if major steps aren't taken to combat the threat, by 2050 such infections could kill 10 million people a year worldwide -- an average of one death every three seconds. The report, commissioned by the U.K. government and headed by British economist Jim O'Neill, analyzes the global threat of antimicrobial resistance and lays out strategies to help reverse the deadly trend. Now, after 19 months of consultation and eight commissioned studies -- each focusing on a specific aspect of antimicrobial resistance -- the final recommendations have been made public.
Read more:
Dr. S●●●●●●●h S●●i and 3 others like this