We face an antibiotic apocalypse

‘The world is heading toward a post-antibiotic era in which common infections...will once again kill,’ says WHO chief Margaret Chan.

A poultry operation in Egypt. Eighty per cent of American antibiotic production goes to farm animals that are not ill. Giulio Napolitano photograph courtesy of FAO

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 12:00 AM

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