Waste from pharmaceutical plants in India and China promotes antibiotic-resistant superbugs

(By Henry A. Waxman and Bill Corr for STAT)

Superbugs, disease-causing microbes that have mutated to become resistant to antibiotics, are a threat to the lives of hundreds of thousands of people today and many millions tomorrow. These organisms turn curable illnesses such as tuberculosis, gonorrhea, and pneumococcal pneumonia into deadly ones. Continue reading article here…..

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