Antibiotics are medicines that fight bacterial infections. Used properly, they can save lives. But what if we couldn’t fight back against bacterial infections? Many types of common infectious bacteria are quickly gaining the ability to thwart our antibiotics, leaving infections much more difficult to treat. Antibiotic resistance is happening quickly because of overuse and misuse of antibiotics. Watch this video from MedlinePlus to learn more.
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