Antibiotic Resistance

You’ve probably heard about antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' that make you really ill. But before you start to panic watch this BrainPOP UK movie on antibiotic resistance to learn what you can do to protect yourself. Find out how bacteria cause these diseases, why they’re so harmful and how these single-celled organisms mutate and reproduce. In this educational, animated movie, you’ll learn why, although the development of antibiotics was one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs of the 20th century, there was also an unexpected downside to the discovery. You’ll discover why antibiotics have been overused, and how this overuse has led to drug-resistant bacteria. So wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water - then click on this movie!

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Antibiotic Resistance