Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Review Article Volume 8 Issue 4

The Rise of Superbugs: A Global Health Challenge

Ankem Himasira Chandrahas*

Research Scholar, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, Manipur

*Corresponding Author: Ankem Himasira Chandrahas, Research Scholar, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, Manipur.

Received: February 01, 2024; Published: March 07, 2024

Abstract

This article delves into the escalating global concern surrounding antibiotic-resistant bacteria, commonly referred to as superbugs. With origins rooted in the misuse and overuse of antibiotics in healthcare and agriculture, superbugs have become a formidable threat, rendering conventional treatments ineffective. The interconnected nature of modern society facilitates the rapid spread of these resistant strains across borders, amplifying their impact on public health. This article explores the implications of superbugs, ranging from the jeopardizing of once-treatable infections to the disruption of medical interventions and the escalating economic burden. Recognizing the urgency of the situation, the article advocates for a coordinated global response, involving governments, healthcare professionals, researchers, and pharmaceutical companies. Highlighting the importance of responsible antibiotic use, the development of new antibiotics, and international cooperation, the article aims to raise awareness and promote actionable strategies to address the superbug crisis. Additionally, it examines promising solutions such as phage therapy, immunotherapy, and the pursuit of novel antibiotic classes as potential avenues for mitigating the impact of superbugs and preserving the efficacy of antibiotics for future generations.

Keywords: Superbugs; Antibiotics; Resistant strains; Implications

References

    Citation

    Citation: Ankem Himasira Chandrahas. “The Rise of Superbugs: A Global Health Challenge". Acta Scientific Agriculture 8.4 (2024): 09-10.

    Copyright

    Copyright: © 2024 Ankem Himasira Chandrahas. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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Acceptance rate32%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
Impact Factor1.014

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