Sore throat? Don’t expect antibiotics

Doctors still frequently prescribe antibiotics for ‘strep throat’ – without using an extended consultation that may indicate a viral infection rather than a bacterial one, a […]

Bacteria growing on an agar petri dish. Stock photo.

Hunting superbugs in nursing homes

Protecting senior citizens in residential aged care at risk of antibiotic resistant bacteria is the aim of two new research projects in South Australia. The grants, […]