At the landfill” by Redwin Law licensed under CC BY 2.0

 

 

Source: UN.ORG

The United Nations warned against the improper disposal of antibiotics and the effects on the environment.

These drugs and chemicals pose dangers in the environment that could cause the development of “ferocious superbugs.”

The Frontiers report examines the impact of antimicrobial resistance in nanomaterials on the environment, and how it develops and spreads.

Around the globe more than 700,000 people die of resistance infections each year as antimicrobial drugs are less effective, as reported by UN.org

Use of antibiotics by humans has increased by more than 30 percent over the last century.

Read Full Story: UN.ORG

 

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Improper Disposal of Drugs Leads to Negative Impact on Environment

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