PM calls for development of new antibiotics

David Cameron has warned we risk returning to the "dark ages" unless drugs firms develop new treatments with 70 per cent of medications now resisting at least one 'superbug'.

ITV News Health Editor Catherine Jones reports:

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PM: Superbugs risk medicine 'returning to the dark ages'

The UK will lead the fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs that threaten to return medicine to "the dark ages", David Cameron has said. He told The Times the issue was among "the most serious health problems the world faces".