SA health experts call for ban on use of colistin in agriculture

Health experts have called for the urgent implementation of a ban on the use of the "last resort" antibiotic colistin on farms, because of the growing spread of superbugs in humans, reports The Times. Colistin is widely used to promote livestock growth and prevent disease, but doctors treating humans have seen an upsurge in bacteria … Continue reading SA health experts call for ban on use of colistin in agriculture