5 Myths About Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

The second World Antibiotic Awareness Week is Nov. 14-20th

Here are some myths about Antibiotic resistant bacteria:

Myth 1: You don’t have to take all the antibiotics you’re prescribed.
Myth 2: Antibiotic resistance means the body no longer responds to drugs
Myth 3: Only people who use antibiotics regularly are at a risk for antibiotic resistance.
Myth 4: Antibiotics can be used to treat colds and flu.
Myth 5: There’s nothing you can do to lower your risk.