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Professor Marc Mendelson writes piece on ‘antibiotic guardians’ for The Conversation

20 Nov 2019 - 15:00

Professor Marc Mendelson (Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at UCT) has written a piece for The Conversation entitled "The world needs ‘antibiotic guardians’ to safeguard their future use”. The piece tackles the pressing issue of the increasing rates of multi-drug resistant bacterial infections encountered in clinical practice worldwide and the role we can all play in protecting the antibiotics we currently have available. The piece can be accessed at: https://theconversation.com/the-world-needs-antibiotic-guardians-to-safeguard-their-future-use-127465

Prof Mendelson was also interviewed on the Cape Talk’s Afternoon Drive radio programme in follow-up to publication of this piece: http://www.capetalk.co.za/articles/367677/antibiotic-resistance-an-extreme-crisis-warns-infectious-disease-specialist