The challenge of antimicrobial resistance

News 21.01.2022

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), or antibiotics becoming ineffective because pathogens such as viruses, fungi and bacteria become resistant to them, has long been recognised as a major threat to public health. However, there are few estimates on the scale of the problem and regional variations. Based on estimates from 204 countries and territories, the Global Research on Antimicrobial Resistance (GRAM) report published in the Lancet on Thursday provides the most comprehensive estimate of the global impact of AMR so far. (Read More)

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