Understanding Antibiotic Resistance (Free Course Trailer)

Understanding Antibiotic Resistance (Free Course Trailer)


Bacteria are everywhere they live in
your skin in your guts and can even be found trapped in the Antarctic ice In fact there can be as many as 10 billion bacterial cells in a gram of soil. Most bacteria are harmless but some have more sinister intentions and cause infectious
diseases like cholera, syphilis, anthrax tuberculosis leprosy and bubonic plague. In fact in the past the slightest graves could have led to death. This is why antibiotics are so important however when antibodies are overused or
use incorrectly Bacteria evolve strategies to resist them and those that learn through this multiple antibodies called superbugs and they’re difficult
to treat but don’t panic there are a number of different ways of fighting
antibiotic resistance, including preventing the transmission of diseases by improving hygiene producing a prescription and diagnosing infections more quickly So antibiotics will be safe for the future get more from the Open University Check out the links on screen now

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