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1 in 4 kids who get antibiotics in children’s hospitals are prescribed drugs incorrectly

New research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that 1 in 4 of the children given antibiotics in US children’s hospitals are prescribed the drugs inappropriately. The overuse of antibiotics poses an increasing threat to children who develop — or already have — drug-resistant infections.

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