Drug resistance threat: 'don't ask doctor for antibiotics for a cold'

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November 27 2023 - 8:00am
Professor Josh Davis, head of infection research at HMRI, said 'we see antibiotic-resistant bacteria every day in our hospitals'. Picture supplied
Professor Josh Davis, head of infection research at HMRI, said 'we see antibiotic-resistant bacteria every day in our hospitals'. Picture supplied

Antibiotics are being prescribed too often for no reason in the Hunter, causing increasing resistance to the drugs and deaths, the region's top infectious disease specialist says.

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Damon Cronshaw

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