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Biology
Posted 3 months ago
Mis - use of antibiotic and anti - malarial drugs has contributed to the development of resistance to these drugs.

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Posted 3 months ago
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True
Solution
a
Antibiotic and anti-malarial resistance: The misuse of these drugs, such as not completing a prescribed course or using them for non-bacterial infections, can lead to the survival of resistant strains of bacteria or parasites
b
Selection pressure: Misuse creates a selection pressure that favors the survival and reproduction of organisms with resistance traits, which can be passed on to subsequent generations
Key Concept
Development of drug resistance
Explanation
The misuse of antibiotic and anti-malarial drugs has indeed contributed to the development of resistance, as it allows resistant strains to survive and proliferate.

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