Antibiotic awareness week

Helping dairy farmers fight superbugs

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As part of Antibiotic Awareness Week (see yesterday’s news story), the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is promoting responsible use of antibiotics in dairy cows, to prevent the emergence of untreatable diseases. Australian Cattle Veterinarians’ president, Dr Craig Dwyer, said that […]

Vets can help fight drug-resistant bacteria

The urgent need to tackle growing antibiotic resistance is the focus of this year’s Antibiotic Awareness Week, which started yesterday. Backed by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) in partnership with other leading health […]

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