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Turkey Europe's biggest antibiotics user, Mongolia top consumer in world, WHO survey shows

Antibiotics use is dangerously high in some countries, especially in the southern Mediterranean, driving the emergence of deadly superbug infections, a survey by the World Health Organization showed on Monday. The “WHO Report on Surveillance of Antibiotic Consumption” looked at antibiotic use in 65 countries and found the Netherlands used 9.78 defined daily doses (DDD)… Read More »

Survey: Most Parents Share Leftover Antibiotics With Others

Antibiotic resistance is a major threat to public health in the United States. Now, new findings presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2018 National Conference & Exhibition reveal that nearly 75 percent of parents share leftover antibiotics with family members and other individuals. Known as prescription diversion, this practice could further increase the… Read More »