08/08/2023 09:32 AM | Click to read full article
Air pollution is helping to drive a rise in antibiotic resistance that poses a significant threat to human health across every country and continent, a global study suggests. The analysis was done using data from more than 100 countries spanning nearly two decades. Antibiotic resistance is one of the fastest-growing threats to global health. It can affect people of any age in any country and is already killing 1.3 million people a year, according to estimates.