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[Comment] Out of the frying pan and into the fire

20:32 EDT 17 May 2018 | The Lancet

In 2017, the total number of international migrants worldwide reached about a quarter of a billion people.1 Over the past 2 years, all eyes have focused on Europe, with more than 1 million new immigrants estimated to have arrived, including about 7500 migrants and refugees entering by sea alone in the first 5 weeks of 2018.2 The main ports of entry of these migrants were Italy, Greece, and Spain; three countries with high rates of antibiotic resistance to common bacterial infections.3

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