For the flu or strep, will antibiotics make you feel better, or will the drugs cause side effects and be an expensive waste of time? There may soon be a simple test to know for sure.

Read more from the source: A Blood Test May Soon Tell If You Really Need Antibiotics | TIME

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) kills 700,000 people all over the world per year – a figure set to increase dramatically without an urgent global review of antibiotic usage and the development of new drugs: Act Now