Taking antibiotics could make your flu more deadly

02-Jul-2019
KEY POINTS FROM ARTICLE:

Gut bacteria are serving as the first line of defence when flu emerges.
Studies find out that after receiving antibiotics mice infected with flu were 3 times more likely to die.
80% of mice survived without taking antibiotics.
Animals are less likely to survive as the treatment with antibiotics can wipe out gut bacteria

Antibiotics should not be taken without a prescription of the doctor
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