Antibiotic misuse and resistance – The Saturday Paper – April 2020

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When Kate’s nine-year-old daughter, Josie*, started showing signs of a urinary tract infection, the Sydney mother’s first thought was antibiotics.

“Josie has had UTIs before so, as soon as she started to complain of ‘a sting’, I knew what was happening,” says Kate, who is also prone to the bacterial infection.

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