Antimicrobial resistance - the next pandemic?
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All around the world, people, plants and animals are dying from infections that cannot be treated – even with the best medicines available. That's because of the rise in antimicrobial resistance - the increasing failure of antibiotics and other life-saving drugs to treat diseases. It's a global problem that threatens to be the next pandemic, as FAO Chief Veterinary Officer Keith Sumption explains.

Producer: Charlotta Lomas, FAO.
4min. 56sec.
Topic(s): Animals & livestock, Antimicrobial Resistance, Emergencies/Crises
Produced by: Charlotta Lomas, FAO
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