Action urged over deadly superbugs

Superbugs resistant to antibiotics will kill 2.4m people in Europe, Australia, and North America by 2050 if preventative measures aren't taken now.

That's the stark warning from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

It also notes 75% of deaths could be averted by spending just $2 (£1.53) per person a year and measures as simple as hand washing and more prudent prescription of antibiotics.

More specifically, the OECD urging a five-pronged assault on antimicrobial resistance, as explained in our video above.

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