One of the region's leading scientists is warning of an impending health catastrophe worse than the ebola crisis because of the increase in the number of infections which have grown resistant to antibiotics.

ITV news – Scientists warn of Antibiotic superbug catastrophe

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York Professor helps set up charity to stop Antibiotic resistant superbug catastrophe 

The overuse of antibiotics is leading to an increase in drug resistant strains of diseases like TB and malaria. But there is a warning now that unless there is urgent action we may see the end of operations like organ transplants, cancer treatments, knee and hip replacements – an ultimately even a grazed knee could prove fatal.

Now a new charity, Antibiotic Research UK, has been set up by a former York University professor to try to develop new effective drugs. Jon Hill reports.



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