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  • Disease dilemmas

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Antibiotic resistance kills over 1m people a year, says study

  • Why is antimicrobial resistance considered to be one of the greatest threats to public health in the 21st century?

  • With reference to the map ‘estimated global burden of antimicrobial resistance’ describe the variation in deaths attributed to pathogen drug resistance and suggest reasons for the pattern

  • Examine the proposals put forward by individuals such as Jim O’Neill to tackle the problem of antimicrobial resistance

  • Investigate the variation in antibiotic use globally using the graph ‘In detail: antibiotics usage trends this century’. Consider the variation in use between high and low income countries

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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