Antibiotic misuse duty of care breach

The way in which bugs have become resistant to antibiotics within two generations of their discovery is one of the great tragedies of human history, said Dr Krispin Hajkowicz, an infectious diseases physician and a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland.

“My view is, yes, doctors are to blame,” he told delegates at a Gold Coast conference hosted by the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID).

“The people of the world want to hold