Jun 5, 2018

The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis is worsening

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A shortage of antibiotics is causing doctors to prescribe incorrect antibiotics for certain infections. That, in turn, is allowing antibiotic resistant organisms to develop defenses and some of those may no longer be treatable with antibiotics.

Kelsey-Seybold doctor Shane Magee says there are lots of drug shortages.

“There’s actually a national shortage of a lot of different drugs at varying times; antibiotics being one of the more scary ones because they’re a cornerstone at fighting infections at a variety of hospitals and clinics.”

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