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1

What do painkillers do?

Drugs that reduce the symptoms of bacterial diseases

2

What do antibiotics do?

Drugs that kill bacterial diseases

3

What year where antibiotics first developed?

1940s

4

Why is it difficult to create drugs for diseases caused by viruses?

its difficult to produce drugs for viruses because viruses will get into cells and if you use any drugs to kill the virus it can damage the cells themselves.

5

Give an example of painkillers

-paracetamol

6

Give an example of antibiotics

Penecilin