Fighting AMR through optimisation

  04 October 2019

Our antibiotics are rapidly becoming redundant in the face of ever more sophisticated drug resistant infections. The consequences of inaction will be nothing short of disastrous. According to official estimates, there were 52,971 antibiotic-resistant infections recorded across the UK in 2015 and 2,172 deaths.  

The UK Government has launched several initiatives over the past year to fight antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the most recent of which is a new proposal that would incentivise companies to invest in new antibiotic development. 

Further reading: Hospital Times
Author(s): Hospital Times
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