Nations Must Curb Antimicrobial Use In Agricultural Animals To Prevent Continued Drug Resistance, Experts Say

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Curb animal antibiotics to stop spread of resistance, say health experts
“Giving farm animals too many antibiotics can stoke resistance to the drugs, and despite countries taking measures to curb their use in agriculture, in populous nations such as China and India antibiotic use on farms is expected to soar. Farming experts say action is needed — especially as global demand for meat rises — to curb drug resistance…” (Whiting 10/3).

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