Bad Medicine: How the pharmaceutical industry is contributing to the global rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs

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The effective treatment of infections and diseases, which has been taken for granted for decades, is under threat. The emergence of virulent strains of drug-resistant bacteria, commonly known as superbugs, is prompting scientists and medical practitioners around the world to warn of a return to the pre-antibiotic era and a looming public health disaster.

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