Category: Superbugs

 

Antibiotics webinar looks at human and agricultural antibiotic use

October 21, 2016

As revealed in the webinar, Dr. Steve Solomon and I share some of the same concerns and priorities, including most importantly that antibiotics must be used responsibly in both human and animal medicine. We covered the changes underway in how antibiotics are being used on farms, the risks, as well as “superbug” concerns and the broader global picture with regard to antibiotic resistance.


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‘Superbug’ Discovery is Cause for Concern – Not Panic

July 18, 2016

The revelation that a bacteria resistant to an antibiotic of last resort has been found in the United States is a big deal and something public health officials are taking very seriously, as they should. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced in late May that E. coli bacteria carrying what’s known as…


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