Friday, 18 November 2016

European Antibiotic Awareness Day

Antibiotic resistance is:

- as big a threat to human health as climate change
- going to result in 10 million deaths every year by 2050 if we ignore it
- something that will have an impact on us all.

Did you know that today is European Antibiotic Awareness Day, which is part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week? Find out more by visiting the PU website with links there to a range of resources and background info., including an opinion piece by our microbiology lecturer Mat Upton. Sign up to be an Antibiotic Guardian and help preserve antibiotics for future generations! Find out how you can help by seeking alternatives to antibiotics when you are ill. Follow the links to see how SoGoodStudios are helping to raise awareness through their game jam and play the Superbugs game to see how log you can keep the human race alive!