New Delhi: National Medical Forum organized a Seminar on Use and Misuse of Antibiotics on 12th April at office of National Medical Forum. Following salient points came out of discussion-
- The modern era of antibiotics started with the discovery of penicillin by Sir Alexander Fleming in 1928. Since then, antibiotics have transformed modern medicine and saved millions of lives. Antibiotics were first prescribed to treat serious infections in the 1940s.