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Doctor warns against antibiotic over use

Sat, 05 Jul 2014

We need to stop taking antibiotics unnecessarily.

That's the message from the Island's head of infection prevention and control as it's a waste of health, time, and money.

Dr Rizwan Kahn says that though it's a hot topic for the UK media, it's a real issue that needs tackling at a local level - and the Isle of Man is no exception.

Also a consultant microbiologist at Noble's Hospital, he explained resistance to the drugs will become a problem if new alternatives aren't found.

He says now is the perfect time for change:


  • Dr Rizwan Kahn

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