Antibiotic Resistance: A Continuing Threat we can no Longer Ignore

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Antibiotic resistance is when bacteria that cause an infection mutate as a direct response to contact with antibiotics. The bacteria themselves become antibiotic-resistant, making the infections they cause increasingly harder to treat. It is one of the biggest threats to modern healthcare today.

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Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to modern healthcare today. As the number of infections resistant to antibiotics increases, there is growing concern about the far-reaching implications for everyone around the world.

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Zoe Hughes
Zoe is a copywriter and blogger from the UK. Once working as an Operating Department Practitioner in a busy Orthopaedic theatre suite specialising in regional anaesthetic techniques, she now writes for the health industry due to disability. Using the education and skills learned as a nurse, along with the experience of being disabled – Zoe is passionate about helping health professionals communicate better with their patients via social media, blogs and websites. In her spare time, Zoe is a governor at her local primary school, and is writing a play about invisible illness.
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