What happens with antibiotic leftovers that you put in the garbage? And what about the antibiotics that humans and animals are taking?
Are there properly treated? Did they disappear without a problem? Not so much. Have a look at our graphics and learn what is the fate of antibiotics in the environment. If you want to know more, have a look at our Antibiotic resistance page.
Do you think that when you get rid of bacteria in the toilet, it’s over?
Wrong! You send them to a party to make new friends, share experiences, food, and genetic information. Let's see together what is going on at such a party and how it relates to us. Can antibiotics stop all the bacteria? Certainly not all of them, the unstoppable are called superbugs.
Let's see what are these antibiotic-resistant bacteria and what can we do to avoid them...