via UN warns of drug-resistant germ risk brewing in nature

Nairobi (AFP) – The UN warned Tuesday of a ticking time bomb of drug-resistant germs brewing in the natural environment, aided by humans dumping antibiotics and chemicals into the water and soil.

If this continues, people will be at an even higher risk of contracting diseases, incurable by existing antibiotics, from swimming in the sea or other seemingly innocuous activities, a report warned.

via UN warns of drug-resistant germ risk brewing in nature

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