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Jordan Experiencing Increase In Antibiotic-Resistant Infections As Patients From Region Seek Care

The Atlantic: Invincible Bacteria in the Middle East
“…For virulent infections, even fewer antibiotics are effective, and treatment is more complex. And as health systems deteriorate in surrounding countries, war-injured patients with complicated wounds are flocking to Jordan, the Middle East’s top destination for medical tourism, for treatment, bringing fierce infections with them…” (Whitman, 10/28).

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