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ECDC report shows drug-resistant superbugs lead to 33,000 deaths

Nov 06, 2018 - Marketline Newswire

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has found in an analysis that multi-drug resistant superbugs result in 33,000 deaths every year across Europe.

The burden of these infections is said to be comparable to that of flu, tuberculosis and HIV combined.According to the analysis, which covered the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries, the impact of drug-resistant superbugs infections has grown since 2007.The burden was found to be highest in i...