He also said that people are taking it granted for a lot of illness
He said, “If we start seeing those medicines diminish in effectiveness, we’re going to have problems.”
Bacteria will become resistant to the antibiotics through repeated exposure and finally it will become immune to the antibiotics.
The plan includes improving the monitoring and diagnosing of bacteria-resistant strains, and to prevent further spread of the bacteria which has become resistant and also researching new drugs to tackle the problems.
He also said that the research is not just finding new antibiotics.
He added, “It’s also making sure that we’re using antibiotics properly. … There are a whole range of reasons why bacteria are becoming more and more resistant to our traditional treatments.”
Critics said that the plan does not tackle the problem of antibiotics usage in farming.