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Everyone has germs in their bodies called bacteria and viruses. There are “good bacteria” that help keep us healthy, and viruses usually make us sick.
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See what happens to these germs when we take too many antibiotics. Learn more at
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2 minutes 55 seconds
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1), Pre-intermediate (A2)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers
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And two of the main ones areand.
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Both can make you sick , but some of them can actually make you healthy. Bacteria are.
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… are tiny pieces of genetic code that literally hack cells andthem to make more viruses.
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For example, a lot of bacteria that live in our.
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These bacteria are afood, digesting army, but there are also bad bacteria that can make us sick.
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When you have a bacterial infection, your doctor might prescribe you an antibiotic. Antibiotic, literally means.
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these bacteria killers kill every kind of bacteria and thethe antibiotic the more the bacteria die.
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If a doctor says, you have anfrom the bad bacteria, aka a bacterial infection.
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But if you don't have a bacterial infection, and you take antibiotics, anyway, that's.
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The first problem is that you may start killing the good bacteria that help you stay
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The second problem is that the bad bacteria start to learn how to, even from just one course of antibiotics.
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This can lead to the birth of ain your body that can hurt you and resist on antibiotics.
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only take them when you have abacterial infection.
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A common cold is not a bacterial it's, a.
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When you have a viral infection is to treat the symptoms and wait for your own body'sto fend off the viruses.
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remember that antibiotics, don'tviral illnesses.
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And in fact, taking too many antibiotics can befor you in the short term, and put all of mankindof a super bug.
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