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Do you need to finish a course of antibiotics?

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01-02-2019 05:25 PM

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Radio National

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Radio National

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01-02-2019 05:25 PM

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01-02-2019 06:00 PM

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2019-02-01 17:25:12

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848890

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MOTTRAM, Linda

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Do you need to finish a course of antibiotics? -

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Most of us would have heard our GP stressing the importance of finishing a course of antibiotics.

But could that course you are dutifully finishing actually be shorter?

A report out today says shorter courses of antibiotics are nearly always as effective as longer ones for many common infections.


Duration: 4min 9sec


Broadcast: Fri 1 Feb 2019, 5:25pm



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