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Study Finds Association Between Corruption, Antibiotic Resistance In Countries

SciDev.Net: Study links antibiotic resistance to corruption levels
“Scientists have found an association between antibiotic resistance and the corruption level within a country. High level of corruption increases the chances of poor control of antibiotics distribution and poor management of agriculture and water sanitation, which support the growth of antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to a study published in PLOS One (18 March)…” (Rochmyaningsih, 4/2).

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