The UN & 193 countries finally agree to fight antibiotic resistance …

And as well as allowing the use of antibiotics to carry on saving our lives, this will make a huge difference to the current over-use of antibiotics in animal husbandry. It could have come sooner but it’s a hugely important development and one that we should be shouting to the rafters. It will also be a massive issue for the drug saturated US agri-business, which accounts for around 75% of all antibiotics sold in US every year. But this is big pharma. So fuck ’em.

A microbiologist works with tubes of bacteria samples in a US antimicrobial resistance and characterization lab. Photograph: David Goldman/AP

A microbiologist works with tubes of bacteria samples in a US antimicrobial resistance and characterization lab. Photograph: David Goldman/AP

There’s more on this in The Guardian piece. But let’s make sure we keep up the pressure to ensure the UK doesn’t try & wriggle out of this. Especially as a certain Mr Alexander Fleming warned about this over 70 years ago…

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