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What can be done to combat drug resistant bacteria?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If someone is infected with a resistant strain, doctors are forced to resort to using antibiotics previously reserved for the most stubborn and deadly of infections; these often come with serious side effects as a result of their potency. And experts say they are running out of options because it won't be long before resistant bacteria wise up to those antibiotics as well.

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