Children to be taught prudent antibiotic use

Children are to be taught the importance of prudent antibiotic use as part of a new campaign designed to tackle the rise in antibiotic resistant infections.

Credit: Haymarket Medical/Mike Alsford
Credit: Haymarket Medical/Mike Alsford

The e-Bug project is an educational resource that will be available in schools across Europe.

The aim of the project will be to teach children, from an early age, the benefits of antibiotics, alongside information on prudent use and how inappropriate use can cause antibiotic resistance.

The project has been launched today to coincide with the first European Antibiotic Awareness Day.

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