More than 70 percent of medically important antibiotics in the United States are sold for use on livestock and poultry.
In the United States alone, antibiotic-resistant bacteria causes 2 million serious infections and 23,000 deaths annually
The survey found that some doctors also prescribe antibiotics unnecessarily
"The rise of antibiotic resistance is a global health crisis"
Doctors warn that superbugs are showing up faster than the introduction of new drugs
In a survey of government plans to tackle the issue, the World Health Organization said only a quarter of the 133...
Health experts at a conference held Thursday in Hanoi blamed the widespread use of over-the-counter antibiotics for their rising...