The Guardian: Antibiotic resistance as big a threat as climate change – chief medic

Dame Sally Davies calls for Extinction Rebellion-style campaign to raise awareness.

Protests against climate change should be extended to the other greatest threat facing humanity, according to England’s chief medical officer, who says an Extinction Rebellion-style campaign is needed to save people from antibiotics becoming ineffective in the face of overuse and a lack of regulation.

The threat of antibiotic resistance is as great as that from climate change, said Dame Sally Davies, and should be given as much attention from politicians and the public.

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