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Antibiotics DON’T cure flu and bacteria NOT humans become resistant, say WHO experts – as they warn of ‘post-antibiotic era’ where common colds will kill again

Article in the Daily Mail by Lizzie Parry WHO launches new campaign to raise awareness of antibiotic resistance Survey reveals 64% of people think the drugs can treat colds and flu But antibiotics have no impact at all against viruses … Continue reading

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GPs dishing out MORE antibiotics just to treat colds: Number given treatment by doctors rose by 40 per cent between 1999 and 2011

Article in the Daily Mail by Jenny Hope – Study found that up to 51% of patients given antibiotics for minor illness – Some surgeries gave the drugs to two thirds of cough and cold sufferers – Colds are usually … Continue reading

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