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Antibiotic Resistance Poses Real Threat, Experts Say

Agence France-Presse: A world without antibiotics? The risk is real: experts
“Humans face the very real risk of a future without antibiotics, a world of plummeting life expectancy where people die from diseases easily treatable today, scientists say. Experts tracking the rise of drug resistance say years of health gains could be rolled back by mutating microbes that make illnesses more difficult and expensive to cure and carry a higher risk of death…” (Le Roux, 1/18).

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