CHW affiliate Ramanan Laxminarayan discusses new research revealing that the most commonly prescribed antibiotics in Southeast Asia are now only 50% effective at treating sepsis and meningitis in newborns. Why? Overuse of those drugs has led to the evolution of antimicrobial resistant infections – bacteria and other diseases that are no longer knocked out by treatment.
Antibiotics That Fight Deadly Infections in Babies Are Losing Their Power
Nov. 14, 2023