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New research suggests common herbicides are linked to antibiotic resistance

hixxy

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Antibiotics are losing their ability to kill bacteria.

One of the main reasons for the rise in antibiotic resistance is the improper use of antibiotics, but our latest research shows that the ingredients in commonly-used weed killers like Round-up and Kamba can also cause bacteria to become less susceptible to antibiotics.

https://theconversation.com/new-res...des-are-linked-to-antibiotic-resistance-87678

Actual paper: http://mic.microbiologyresearch.org/content/journal/micro/10.1099/mic.0.000573