We’re facing the possibility of an antibiotic apocalypse – this is how it could be stopped

Source: Independent

The animal health industry is now concentrating on creating animal-only antibiotics, and giving nutritional supplements to chickens to boost their immune systems

Recent warnings that the world is running out of antibiotics are only further confirmation of what we already feared: antibiotic resistance is a threat that can cost lives.

But in the battle to protect our global health, we humans have an ally in close quarters that should not be underestimated: the animals at our sides.


read more HERE:   http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/antibiotic-apocalypse-vegetarian-meat-industry-animal-health-vaccines-medicine-a7988751.html

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