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Superbug cost on global economy may hit US$100t over 35 years

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 05:50


DRUG-RESISTANT superbugs could cost the global economy as much as US$100 trillion between now and 2050, a threat that warrants as much attention as climate change, according to a review led by economist Jim O'Neill.

If unchecked, the infections may mean 10 million extra

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