The global meat trade could be making drug resistant infections more common

A powerful antibiotic described as a drug of last resort is being used on an industrial scale by farmers around the world, often on healthy animals and in a practice that poses risks to human health. Colistin is given to chickens and other farm animals to make them gain weight faster and as pre-emptive protection against disease. But the antibiotic is also used as a last line of defense in humans whose infections are not responding to other drugs…THIS  WILL NOT END WELL FOR US…!

Source: The global meat trade could be making drug-resistant infections more common

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