Antibiotic Resistant Bugs are on the rise – and have become a serious public health concern, worldwide.
1. World Health Day 2011 – Combat drug resistance: no action today means no cure tomorrow. Statement by WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan 6 April 2011.
As part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle to support the immune system against antibiotic resistant infections such as C.DIFF (Clostridium Difficile), which all too commonly are found in hospitals and long-term care facilities.[ 2]
2. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), two million patients a year pick up infections in U.S. hospitals. About 90,000 die as a result of these deaths, with approximately 70% caused by bacteria that are resistant to at least one antibiotic.
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