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I've only been watching it for 15 minutes ago but certainly interesting.

Of course we don't know any METARites who are off to India... OH!!!!


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http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/rise-superbugs/

Rise of the Superbugs

2012 Health 2 Comments




Rise of the Superbugs

The human race has always been at war with bacteria, but the development of antibiotics in the 1930s and ’40s gave us the upper hand over the bugs that were killing us. Suddenly we were superhuman. Prior to that, bacterial meningitis had 100% mortality, pneumonia 30% mortality and appendicitis 100% mortality, unless you had surgery.

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We’ve still got the upper edge, clearly antibiotics still work, but it’s the speed of change that concerns scientists. 20 years ago this wasn’t an issue, but today it is.

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It’s the Indian subcontinent which is proving to be a superbug’s perfect petri dish. Antibiotic abuse is rampant there and there’s no antibiotic policy. India mass produces antibiotics, sells them cheaply and the drugs are available over the counter without prescription.
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