Millions of people in danger as more than 60% of the world’s rivers contain “dangerous levels of antibiotics” could kill 10 million people by 2050

    Picture The River Thames London said to be awash with antibiotics A huge global study has revealed hundreds of the world’s rivers contain “dangerous levels of antibiotics”. Research presented in Helsinki on Monday revealed that, of 711 test sites across 72 countries, 65 per cent are contaminated with the drugs. It’s the largest ever global study into the subject and bears sobering news about antibiotic resistance, a global health emergency the United Nations has […]

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