Drug-resistant superbugs will cost up to $100 trillion

Drug-resistant infections will cost the world 10 million extra deaths a year & $100 trillion by 2050, if the global increase is not stopped, a new report warns.

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Medicine 'too complacent' towards superbugs

The global medical community has been "too complacent" with antibiotic resistance, leaving the health of future generations at great risk, Good Morning Britain's medical expert has warned.

Dr Hilary Jones said diseases like E Coli, malaria and tuberculosis could kill "half a million people" across Europe and the United States alone if new drugs were not developed.


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