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n South African Medical Journal - The World Health Organization Global Action Plan for antimicrobial resistance : guest editorial

Volume 105, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
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Abstract

If our overuse and misuse of antibiotics is not halted now, about 10 million people will die annually from drug-resistant bacterial infections within 35 years. The hammer blow will fall hardest on Africa and Asia, accounting for 4.1 and 4.7 million deaths, respectively, and the world's economy will lose more than 7% of its gross domestic product (USD210 trillion) by 2050.

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2015-05-01
2017-07-23

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