The AMR Centre, a body with public and private investors leading the UK’s response to the global health threat posed by antimicrobial resistance, has received a significant funding package to support the expansion of its pipeline of new drugs to treat drug-resistant infections.
A desperate plan to fight a citrus scourge has public-health advocates and scientists concerned.
More than 330 experts joined the 2-day AMR Conference 2019 in Berlin. They called for rapid capital investments and economic incentives in the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Antibiotic resistance appears to be spreading in the environment. A new study has found a large number of bacteria which are resistant to commonly used antibiotics in stretches of river Ganga.
Population-based public health data on antibiotic resistance gene carriage is poorly surveyed. Research of the human microbiome as an antibiotic resistance reservoir has primarily focused on gut associated microbial communities, but data have shown more widespread microbial colonization across organs than originally believed, with organs previously considered as sterile being colonized.