What is Antibiotic Resistance?

How antibiotic resistance can develop

 

Unfortunately, over time bacteria develop resistance. This is a natural process, but it is accelerated by the extensive use and misuse of antibiotics, creating a major health threat to mankind: antibiotic resistance. Irresponsible production of antibiotics is contributing to this.

Infographic showing how antimicrobial resistance developes and spreads, as well as the associated pollution and cost

Expected costs of antibiotic resistance by 2050, unless urgent action is taken

Data source: The AMR Review Team

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Infographic showing how antimicrobial resistance developes and spreads, as well as the associated pollution and cost
Infographic showing how antimicrobial resistance developes and spreads, as well as the associated pollution and cost
Infographic showing how antimicrobial resistance developes and spreads, as well as the associated pollution and cost
Infographic showing how antimicrobial resistance developes and spreads, as well as the associated pollution and cost
Infographic showing how antimicrobial resistance developes and spreads, as well as the associated pollution and cost
Infographic showing how antimicrobial resistance developes and spreads, as well as the associated pollution and cost
Infographic showing how antimicrobial resistance developes and spreads, as well as the associated pollution and cost
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Infographic showing how antimicrobial resistance developes and spreads, as well as the associated pollution and cost