Become an antibiotics guardian

This week is World Antibiotics Awareness Week.

Did you know:

  • 1 in 3 people take antibiotics at least once a year.
  • 700,000 people are estimated to die each year from drug-resistant infections.
  • 0 new class of antibiotics discovered and available for routine treatment since the 1980s.
  • Antibiotic resistance expected to cost the global economy $100 trillion by 2050.

Visit the Antibiotic Guardian website and choose one simple pledge to help you make better use of antibiotics. Help save these vital medicines from becoming obsolete.

Please watch the video below for more information.

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