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A 2017 University of Edinburgh study found that only reducing antibiotic use in animals but not in people as “little impact on the level of resistance in humans.”

Sales of veterinary antimicrobials have declined by 34% in the EU since 2011, over 50% in the UK since 2014, 38% in the US since 2015 and 53% in France since 2011.

The World Organisation for Animal Health recorded a 34% global reduction in mg/kg of animal antimicrobial use from 2015 to 2017