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The Causes Behind the Global Crisis of Increasing Antibiotic Resistance and Strategies to stop this


  • Maja Szul Ashfield School



Antibiotic Resistance, pharmaceutical, medicine


Antibiotic resistance is an increasing phenomenon as of today due to factors like access to over-the-counter drugs, over-use in agriculture, lack of medical training and lack of public awareness. A factor that has accelerated this is Covid-19. The modern solutions to antibiotic resistance are education of the public through health campaigns, schools and discussions with doctors, bacteriophage therapy, stronger regulations on pharmaceutical promotion and increasing data and surveillance of antibiotic resistance in order to maintain direct, efficent policies.


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