The widespread use of antibiotics has extended the average life expectancy of humans by an estimated two decades. However, over the past few decades, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has increased dramatically and the World Health Organization (WHO) warns that it is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world.Inappropriate use of antibiotics is the primary driver of the alarming rate at which AMR is increasing.1,2

Inappropriate use of antibiotics is the primary driver of the alarming rate at which antimicrobial resistance is increasing.

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