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‘Antibiotics Resistance Could Spell End of Modern Medicine’

Posted by feww on October 13, 2017

Bacteria containing antibiotic resistant gene mcr-1 spreading around the world like wildfire

England’s chief medical officer has warned again of a “post-antibiotic apocalypse,” urging  world leaders to address the rising threat of antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Prof Dame Sally Davies says that if antibiotics lose their effectiveness it would spell “the end of modern medicine.”

“We really are facing—if we don’t take action now—a dreadful post-antibiotic apocalypse. I don’t want to say to my children that I didn’t do my best to protect them and their children,” Davies said.

Scientist have revealed that “bacteria containing a gene known as mcr-1,  which confers resistance to the antibiotic colistin, had spread round the world at an alarming rate since its original discovery 18 months earlier. In one area of China, it was found that 25% of hospital patients now carried the gene.”


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