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Persistent misuse of antibiotics may cause 10 million deaths by 2050, says Malaysia’s MOH
 

Persistent misuse of antibiotics may cause 10 million deaths by 2050, says Malaysia’s MOH

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The growing prevalence of antibiotic abuse in Malaysia has raised concerns over antibiotic-resistant bacteria and increasing rates of mortality.
 
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18 Nov 2016 - General
 
The basic use of antibiotics is to treat microbial infections and if it is known to everybody then there may be chances of reduction in these cases. Lack of knowledge about different types of antibiotics is the main reason behind the misuse of antibiotics as people don’t know which type of antibiotic is for what purpose. So the extensive use and abuse of antibiotics may lead to the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) worldwide including Malaysia. According to an estimate, if AMR is lef...
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