Antibiotics for Covid patients worsen India’s superbug plight3 min read . Updated: 25 May 2021, 06:24 PM IST
The use of antibiotics — especially some that the WHO recommends holding back for the most difficult-to-treat cases — may be 'adding fuel to the fire of the already alarming antimicrobial resistance levels,' Kamini Walia, a microbiologist with ICMR said
Excessive use of the world’s most potent antibiotics has stoked drug-resistant infections in India for years. Now the country’s Covid crisis has put the calamity into hyperdrive.
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