Antibiotic resistance ‘could become bigger threat than cancer’

Resistance to antibiotics will become “an even greater threat to mankind than cancer” without global action, Chancellor George Osborne will warn today.

The latest evidence suggests 10 million people a year could die globally by 2050, as a result of antibiotics becoming powerless against common infections – more than currently die from cancer, he will say.

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