The Dag Hammarskjold Foundation and ReAct – Action on Antibiotic Resistance hosted a meeting to discuss how AMR could become more visible and how more funds to tackle AMR could be mobilized. Download the report!
Selected entrants will receive $100,000 to further develop and test prototypes to improve detection of drug-resistant bacteria or differentiate between a bacterial and viral infection.
A new study published in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown that genome sequencing can improve tuberculosis treatment. It can replace time consuming standard resistance testing, giving hope to thousands of sufferers of drug-resistant tuberculosis.
USDA has announced that JBS Tolleson has expanded its recall to over 6.9 million pounds of beef.
Clinically inappropriate antibiotic prescription is common among primary care providers in rural China. While a large proportion of overprescription may be due to factors such as financial incentives tied to drug sales and perceived patient demand, our findings suggest that deficits in diagnostic knowledge are a major driver of unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions.