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WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics

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Nothing on where Japan is on this list?

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Nothing on where Japan is on this list?

14.19 DDD, if I understand the document correctly.

http://www.who.int/medicines/areas/rational_use/who-amr-amc-report-20181109.pdf

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Blame lies with Big Pharma.

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A major cause of the problem is the massive misuse of antibiotics in farming in some countries, probably why USA not on list as they are a major culprit, along with all too many other countries. Patient ignorance combined with week willed doctors prescribing them for viral illnesses they are no use for is another problem which makes the suggested prescription only policies ineffective from the outset.

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