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American “Newsweek” magazine published on 18 October 2013 with”Drugs Does not Work”  title on cover page. On that issue it was referred that depending on the overuse of antibiotics  super germs which resistant to treatments had begun to spread across the world.

According to the statement of CDC (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention),  each year in the United States more than 2 million people are infected with bacteria carrying broad-spectrum resistance that includes the safest and most effective antibiotics and at least 23 thousand of these patients dies.

Medical experts states that at least half of the human antibiotic consumption is unneccesary.

Prof. Dr. Lance Price from George Washington University points out that humanity had encountered one of the most serious threats until now and in this new era people could die because of infections once could be treated.

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