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Lords criticises slow progress in tackling drug resistant bugs

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 31 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:754
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    GPs have made “tangible” progress in reducing the use of antibiotics in the past three years, but there is still a long way to go in tackling drug resistant “superbugs” such as methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), said a highly critical report from a House of Lords select committee.

    The select committee on science and technology, chaired by Lord Winston, professor of fertility studies at Imperial College School of Medicine …

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