Superbug resistance follows seasonal drug use

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Bacteria – including the MRSA superbug -may be more resistant to our most powerful antibiotics after a winter spurt of prescriptions, says a new study. "Antibiotic use tends to go up in the winter months because they are inappropriately prescribed and that usually shows up a few months later in hospitals in the form of antibiotic resistance," said Dr. Ramanan …

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