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Alert over antibiotic overuse in animals

Bahrain News
Fri, 10 Nov 2017
By Raji Unnikrishnan
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EXCESSIVE use of antibiotics in animals could worsen concerns over antibiotic resistance, warned a top official. Countries in the Middle East should take measures to curb prolonged use of antibiotics to promote growth in food-producing animals, urged World Health Organisation (WHO) Advisory Group on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance, Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses head Awa Aidara-Kane.