Pesticides and antibiotics polluting streams across Europe | Environment | The Guardian

“The research, published in the journal Science of the Total Environment, found herbicides, fungicides and insecticides, as well as antimicrobial drugs used in livestock. The risk to people of antimicrobial drug resistance is well known, but Johnston highlighted resistance to fungicides too. “There are some pretty nasty fungal infections that are taking off in hospitals,” he said……….The pollution was so severe in places that the ditchwater itself could have been used as a pesticide.

Pesticides and antibiotics polluting streams across Europe | Environment | The Guardian

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