How Excessive Antibiotic Use Is Causing Superbugs

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Infectious disease expert Dr. Ravina Kullar shares that people often take an antibiotic when they don’t need one, and this is the major reason certain bugs are becoming resistant to treatments. ER physician Dr. Travis Stork warns we need to reserve antibiotics for when they are necessary, as overprescribing them can make things worse for the society as a whole. He cautions to ask your doctor if the antibiotic is really necessary and always ask how long you need to take it for.