Superbugs could kill 10M people a year, report warns

December 12, 2014 11:18 PM

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(CBS News) Warnings about the dangers of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" are taking on new urgency with the release of a frightening new report from the British government.

The report says higher rates of drug-resistant bacterial infections could result in 10 million deaths a year by 2050. The report puts the financial toll at a potential $100 trillion.

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