Growing threat: Infections like C. difficile
” The rise of drug-resistant superbugs will drag the health service back ‘to the early 19th century’, Britain’s most senior medical adviser has warned.
Unless urgent action is taken, the ‘ticking timebomb’ of growing antibiotic resistance could leave millions vulnerable to untreatable bugs within a generation.
This could make even routine operations such as hip surgery deadly, said Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies.
In an attempt to tackle the problem, GPs will be ordered to prescribe fewer antibiotics.”
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