22 Nov 2013
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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.
25 Oct 2013
A new PBS Frontline documentary “Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria” brings to light the reach and magnitude of antibiotic resistance. Through first-hand accounts tracking personal brushes with so-called “superbugs” – bacteria resistant to most known forms of antimicrobial treatment – the documentary shows how the problem has catapulted the international medical community into crisis.
18 Oct 2013
A roundup of news on drug resistance and other topics in global health.
14 Oct 2013
A roundup of news on drug resistance and other topics in global health.In a video for Battling Superbugs, CDDEP Director Ramanan Laxminarayan talks about how bacteria have become resistant to antibiotics, why we don’t have new antibiotics to fight drug-resistant bacteria, and the threat of increasing antibiotic resistance.