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India Trapped In Throes Of Antimicrobial Resistance?
India Trapped In Throes Of Antimicrobial Resistance?

The easy availability of antibiotics has brought a situation where India seemed to be trapped in the throes of antimicrobial resistance, suggest reports.

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The frequent use of Antimicrobials has turned these pills into a problem for human health instead of solution.

India first realized the danger of abusing antibiotics in 2008.

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The New Delhi Metallo-beta-lactamase-1 was diagnosed. It was an enzyme that rendered bacteria resistant to a broad spectrum of antibiotics.

Antibiotic resistance spells trouble and can be life-threatening in serious diseases, it can turn many life-saving drugs into useless pills.

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It’s been 8-years to detection of the bug NDM1, but the antibiotics are still easily available in the market.

This situation calls for a stringent enforcement of drugs control.