Overuse of antibiotics 'risks return to dark ages of life-threatening surgery'

Warning comes as report shows 3 million common surgical procedures could be hazardous if infections become resistant to antibiotics.

We face a return to the dark ages of life-threatening surgery unless we can preserve the infection-killing powers of antibiotics, according to England’s chief medical officer.

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Overuse of antibiotics 'risks return to dark ages of life-threatening surgery'
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