Disease and Illness Prevention

Drug resistant superbugs – part 3

This post is the third in a series on Drug Resistant Superbugs. With respiratory or gastrointestinal infections, you may have questioned the need to see a doctor. How can you tell if an infection is viral or bacterial? Knowing is key to getting the right treatment. When physicians are unsure, they carry out chest x-rays […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention

Drug resistant superbugs

This post is a first in a series on Drug Resistant Superbugs. Drug resistance is often called antimicrobial resistance (AMR). AMR occurs when a treatment loses its power to stop an infection or a disease caused by organisms or microbes, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and some parasites. When organisms fight off or become “resistant” to […]

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