Antibiotics are an important wonder-drug in the history of medicine. They can be life-savers but their misuse has far reaching and harmful effects in healthcare. One such chilling-effect is antibiotic resistance.
This quick guide shows how this affects you and also what you can do to help prevent antibiotic resistance.
Microbes in a petri- dish reacting to an antimicrobial agent (the dark spots) which keep can’t grow around the antibiotics
Several countries in West Africa have fallen victim to the largest Ebola outbreak in history that has claimed over 930 lives. While this outbreak has a mortality rate of 60% compared to the previously reported 90%, it is spreading fast and surrounding countries are working frantically to quarantine the deadly virus. If you’ve never heard of Ebola before, read up on what makes this virus so dangerous and feared.
Everyone fears the one day in the distant future that a zombie apocalypse will swarm the Earth and infect everyone in sight. While the odds of that happening are extremely slim, there are several infectious diseases that exist today that are close to what we’d imagine the zombie apocalypse to look like.
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