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Antibiotic resistance continues to soar in England

Antibiotic prescriptions and cases of resistant bacteria in England have continued to soar despite dire warnings and campaigns, figures show.

Public Health England found a six percent increase in prescriptions between 2010 and 2013 and warned that up to half may be "inappropriate".

It found a link between areas of high prescribing and resistant bacteria.

Jane Dreaper reports.

  • 10 Oct 2014
  • From the section Health
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