Superbug menace across Africa mapped in landmark study

Globally 1,27 million deaths are attributable to infections caused by resistant bacteria, and deaths ‘could rise as high as 10 million in 2050’

09 August 2023 - 19:44

Fourteen African countries have taken a “critical step” towards controlling the deadly problem of superbugs — bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi which are resistant to most antibiotics — by expanding their lab surveillance and reporting on antimicrobial drug resistance...

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