Silver really COULD be the new weapon against superbugs: Adding it to antibiotics boosts effectiveness by 1,000 times

Silver could be a precious weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance.Scientists have shown that giving tiny amounts of silver at the same time as antibiotics makes the drugs up to a thousand times more effective.The finding comes in the wake of warnings by Britain’s top doctor that the rise of drug-resistant superbugs could trigger an ‘apocalyptic scenario’ in which even routine operations such as hip surgery become deadly because we have run out of antibiotics.

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