Sunday, June 25, 2017


Antibiotic resistance is killing over 700,000 people a year, experts state. In 2000, there was a zero percentage of children in the world with antibiotic resistance.
Three years ago it was 5 per cent. This year it’s at 9 per cent.
There were 58,000 babies who died in India last year, whose mothers were resistant to antibiotics and passed that on to their newborn offspring. That’s projected to reach 250,000 infant deaths a year in just India.
There are currently 20,000 patients in Canadian hospitals resistant to antibiotics. Over 6,000 older people died in the United States last year after normal surgeries, such as hip replacements, and antibiotics didn’t work.

No comments:

Post a Comment