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Countering Antibiotic Resistance- Learning from the world

In our previous post, we discussed the numerous problems posed by the antibiotic resistance to the entire world. As we mentioned, the situation is severe in BRIC countries-Brazil, Russia, India and China- but other developing countries are not better off. In fact, in some places, the ‘post-antibiotic’ era which we

A New Era – Antibiotic Resistance and why all of us need to take it seriously.

Although advances in modern medicine, and healthcare delivery have enabled drugs combating previously life-threatening diseases to become readily available, increasing abuse and overuse of such drugs has resulted in an unprecedented rise of drug-resistant microorganisms. Recent studies have revealed alarming data about antibiotic resistance, with the result that the WHO