Antibiotic resistance:

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. Antibiotic resistance: Context: The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) recently published a survey report on antibiotic use in the dairy sector. Concerns expressed: Antibiotics are extensively misused in the dairy sector and its residues remain largely untested in milk, which is an integral part of Indian diets, particularly …

[Insights into Editorial]- Battling anti-microbial resistance

[Insights into Editorial]- Battling anti-microbial resistance             Context: In November, the world observed Antibiotic Awareness Week. India in its fight against the growing problem of resistance to antibiotics in disease-causing germs, the Indian government banned the manufacture, sale and use of colistin in the poultry industry. Colistin is considered the last-resort medicine to treat …