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Battling Bacteria

Published: April 6, 2011, Author: JayTaber

According to the World Health Organization, the misuse of antibiotics over the last thirty years has ushered in a new age of drug resistant bacteria, including virulent new forms of  tuberculosis. While epidemics are largely confined to Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, and South America, looming plagues could become worldwide in the next decade.  As pharmaceutical companies have now abandoned research on these drugs, some countries are turning to traditional medicine for help.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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