22 Nov 2013
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22 Nov 2013
DC – Certain strains of
antibiotic-resistant bacteria are becoming particularly prevalent in the
northeastern United States, according to a new CDDEP study.
17 Nov 2013
A new report published November 17 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases comprehensively examines the global threat of antibiotic resistance and argues that high-level, coordinated international action is necessary combat this urgent danger. The report comes in time with European Antibiotic Awareness Day and the U.S.
15 Nov 2013
article in Nature reviews
the history and current challenges of chemoprevention programs for malaria. The
article mentions CDDEP director Ramanan Laxminarayan’s view that imperfect
implementation of these programs could lead to increased drug resistance and
more dangerous parasites. [Nature]
8 Nov 2013
roundup of news on drug resistance and other topics in global
health. - See more at:
http://cddep.org/blog/posts/weekly_digest_superbugs_frontline_new_cddep_study_antibiotic_prescriptions_and_antibacter#sthash.7ljL72rD.dpufA roundup of news on drug resistance and other topics in global health.