Re: Antibiotic resistance: don’t blame patients
The WHO has written about antibiotic resistance and has always included the part played by antibiotics in animal feeds which, I believe, has been ongoing for some decades. It is quite possible that bacterial resistance produced in animals can be transferred to humans.
1. Global Principles For The Containment Of Antimicrobial Resistance In Animals Intended For Food. WHO/CDS/CSR/APH/2000.4
2. https://www.scielosp.org/article/bwho/2011.w89n5/390-392/The WHO Package To Combat Antimicrobial Resistance.
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