An estimated 3.4 million antibiotic prescriptions in the UK each year are believed to be unnecessary. Photo: TNS An estimated 3.4 million antibiotic prescriptions in the UK each year are believed to be unnecessary. Photo: TNS
An estimated 3.4 million antibiotic prescriptions in the UK each year are believed to be unnecessary. Photo: TNS

UK doctors told to halve inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions by 2020

An estimated 3.4 million antibiotic prescriptions in the UK each year are believed to be unnecessary. Photo: TNS An estimated 3.4 million antibiotic prescriptions in the UK each year are believed to be unnecessary. Photo: TNS
An estimated 3.4 million antibiotic prescriptions in the UK each year are believed to be unnecessary. Photo: TNS
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