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B1 1.6 Using drugs to treat disease, 1.8 Changing pathogens

B1 1.6 Using drugs to treat disease, 1.8 Changing pathogens

Author: Gemma Boyson

13. What is a medicine and how do they work?

14. Why can't we use antibiotics to treat diseases caused by viruses?

17. What is antibiotic resistance and how can we prevent it from developing?

18. Why is mutation in bacteria and viruses such a problem?

This video relates to GCSE science or AQA GCSE science. A short video to help you understand antibiotics resistance and how the overuse of antibiotics can lead to the growth of resistant strains of bacteria.

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B1 1.6 Using drugs to treat disease & B1 1.8 Changing pathogens

Medicines, antibiotics and drug-resistance