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UN sets its sights on drug-resistant superbugs

UN sets its sights on drug-resistant superbugs

🕔19:51, 20.Sep 2016

The meeting will bring together heads of government and senior health officials on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly — a forum for global crises where such health issues rarely figure on the agenda. Under a draft document,

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Blood test may help prevent overuse of antibiotics

Blood test may help prevent overuse of antibiotics

🕔15:30, 7.Jul 2016

MIAMI: An inexpensive blood test could one day tell doctors whether an infection is caused by a virus or a bacteria, and help prevent unwarranted prescribing of antibiotics, researchers said Wednesday.

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U.S. sees first case of bacteria resistant to all antibiotics

U.S. sees first case of bacteria resistant to all antibiotics

🕔22:00, 27.May 2016

U.S. health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to all known antibiotics, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads.

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KFC faces pressure after McDonald’s says no antibiotics in chicken

KFC faces pressure after McDonald’s says no antibiotics in chicken

🕔15:31, 12.Mar 2015

LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO: KFC, the world’s largest chain of fried chicken restaurants, may face pressure from consumer and environmental groups to change how its poultry are raised after McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) said it would switch to chicken raised without human antibiotics.

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McDonald’s to cut back on chicken fed with antibiotics

McDonald’s to cut back on chicken fed with antibiotics

🕔02:37, 5.Mar 2015

WASHINGTON: Fast-food giant McDonald’s announced Wednesday it would stop serving chicken raised with antibiotics that are important to human health, as worries grow over resistance to crucial drugs.

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New approach sees breakthrough in antibiotics research

New approach sees breakthrough in antibiotics research

🕔23:16, 7.Jan 2015

PARIS: Scientists using a revolutionary approach have devised an antibiotic that may offset the mounting problem of drug resistance for decades, they said on Wednesday.

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Antibiotics resistance could kill 10m a year by 2050

Antibiotics resistance could kill 10m a year by 2050

🕔23:41, 15.Dec 2014

LONDON: A British government-commissioned review has found that resistance to antibiotics could account for 10 million deaths a year and hit global gross domestic product by 2.0 to 3.5 percent by 2050.

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