Experts say spread of "superbugs" already happening

By WEEK Producer

April 30, 2014 Updated Apr 30, 2014 at 10:15 PM CDT

A new report by the World Health Organization says antibiotic resistance will not be a threat in the future because the threat is happening right now.

The WHO says the spread of "superbugs" is happening across the world.

This drug resistance is driven by the overuse and misuse of antibiotics.

The WHO is now calling for changes in how antibiotics are prescribed and used.

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