Sales of ‘Last-Resort’ Antibiotic Driving Spread of Dangerous Superbugs

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Misbah Khan The global trade in a vital antibiotic for use on livestock farms is still driving the spread of dangerous superbugs in low- and middle-income countries, according to new research. Colistin is a last-resort antibiotic used to treat serious illnesses such as pneumonia when other drugs have not been effective. However, it is also commonly […]