Vaccine syringe

Вакцины против Супербактерий

ЛОНДОН – Вспышка вируса Зика, как и Эболы до него, подчеркнула риск, который инфекционные заболевания могут представлять собой для здоровья целых стран и важность вакцины для борьбы с быстро движущийся эпидемией. Действительно, уже прилагаются усилия для того, чтобы найти способы прививать людей против обоих вирусов.

Но вакцины также имеют решающую роль в нашей защите от гораздо более опасной и предсказуемой проблемы: лекарственно-устойчивых инфекций.

В отличие от неожиданных, быстро распространённых эпидемий, таких как эпидемия Зика, устойчивость к противомикробным препаратам является замедленной автокатастрофой которая уже началась. Стойкие патогенные микроорганизмы вызывают около 700,000 смертей каждый год. Если мы не предпримем необходимые меры предосторожности, они будут убивать около десяти миллионов человек ежегодно к 2050 году.

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