Human resistance to antibiotics will continue to worsen, and will eventually become “an even greater threat to mankind than cancer,” if no action is taken to reverse the trend, Chancellor George Osborne, a British Conservative Party politician who has been Chancellor of the Exchequer since 2010 and parliamentarian since 2001, has warned.

As reported by the UK’s Independent, Osborne says the latest evidence indicates that as many as 10 million people a year could die around the world by 2050, as antibiotics become increasingly ineffective against common bacterial infections due to overuse today – more people than currently die from cancer, which death rate figure is high as well, according to the PharmaDeathClock. FULL REPORT