Many antibiotics recommended by the World Health Organisation to treat common childhood infections were found to be less than 50% effective due to high rates of bacterial resistance, according to a study led by the University of Sydney. The areas most impacted are South-East Asia and the Pacific, where many unnecessary deaths in children resulting from antibiotic resistance occur each year. The findings indicate a need for updated global guidelines on antibiotic use.
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The integration of technology in healthcare, while beneficial, has increased the sector’s vulnerability to cyber threats. Cybercriminals target healthcare data due to its high value,