Snort. Sniffle. Sneeze. No Antibiotics Please
Publication Year: 2009
This brochure educates parents on the difference between bacteria and viruses, what antibiotics are, and how bacteria become resistant. It also answers commonly asked questions about when a child does or does not need an antibiotic. Using antibiotics improperly can cause bacteria to become resistant and even more dangerous.
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