• A graphic on antibiotics pollution in rivers and the risk of superbugs. A global study has found that rivers across the world are being polluted by antibiotics. This has raised fears that bugs will become resistant to lifesaving medication. Picture: AFP

    Superbug threat grows as rivers contaminated with antibiotics

    A graphic on antibiotics pollution in rivers and the risk of superbugs. A global study has found that rivers across the world are being polluted by antibiotics. This has raised fears that bugs will become resistant to lifesaving medication.