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Deadly infections are no longer a horror of the past. By the 2050s, antimicrobial resistance will lead to 10 million deaths annually – more than cancer. “Antimicrobial resistance, or bacterial resistance to antibiotics, can be compared to climate change, because it is a global phenomenon that affects everyone,” says Annamari Heikinheimo, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
Antibiotics – the End of the World or a Revolution? | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics, threatening human and animal health all around the globe. What can science do to prevent a potential global catastrophe that affects us all?