5.1 Treatment of non-bacterial infections
One-third of people in the UK believe that antibiotics will treat coughs and colds. But these conditions are caused by viruses which antibiotics are not effective against (Public Health England, 2015). Watch the following videos which explain why.
Transcript: Video 3 Bacteria and viruses are very different.
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Transcript: Video 4 Why different drugs are needed to treat bacterial and viral infections.