The Fight Against Microorganisms | Dianne Fair | TEDxFSCJ
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What are antibiotics and why should we use them for the treatment of diseases? Alternatively, why should we NOT use antibiotics? Can you think of any times in your life (or that of a loved one) where the use of antibiotics has been necessary or not necessary?
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Why should we be concerned about antibiotic resistance among bacteria and fungi? What are some aspects about today's humans, plants and animals that make the use of antibiotics more tricky today than it used to be?
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Antibiotics should be totally discontinued by pharmaceutical companies for a period of 10-15 year...
Antibiotics are used in places other than healthcare! Think about farming, agriculture, aquaculture and even fruit crops. What else have you heard about non-medical use (or even un-prescribed use) of antibiotics? Have you ever "saved" antibiotics in your home... you know, for later?