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Antibiotic resistance giving killer diseases free rein: WHO

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 7:43 EDT
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The rise of superbugs, stoked by misuse of antibiotics and shoddy hospital hygiene, is enabling long-treatable diseases to once again become killers, the World Health Organization warned on Wednesday. In a hard-hitting study of antimicrobial resistance…



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