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April 24, 2013

India ‘Has Lost’ Superbug War

April 24th, 2013|Categories: Antibiotic resistance, Science and Industry developments|Tags: , , , , , |

By Joanna Sugden, Wall Street Journal, April 23 India has lost the war against the toughest forms of antibiotic resistance, largely because of poor sanitation, unregulated use of antibiotics and an absence of drug resistance monitoring, according to the man who discovered a type of drug resistance in bacteria in New Delhi. [...]

Antibiotic progress on superbugs called ‘alarmingly slow’

April 21st, 2013|Categories: Antibiotic resistance, Science and Industry developments|Tags: , , |

McMaster University's Gerry Wright is on the hunt for potential antibiotics CBC News  Posted: Apr 21, 2013 10:05 PM ET New antibiotics for superbugs are critically needed to save lives, Canadian and U.S. infectious disease experts warn. When the Infectious Diseases Society of America reviewed progress on development of new drugs this [...]

Superbug drug fight in danger with just four pharmaceutical firms left making antibiotics, report says

April 19th, 2013|Categories: Antibiotic resistance, Science and Industry developments|Tags: , , , , |

The number of new antibiotics being developed is “alarmingly low,” according to a new report by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. By: Jennifer Yang Global health reporter, Published on Fri Apr 19 2013 in The world is running out of drugs that can kill “superbug” bacteria — and the number of new ones [...]

March 25, 2013

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) measure to be part of EU Parliament’s agricultural reform

March 25th, 2013|Categories: Antibiotic resistance, Antimicrobial general reference, Science and Industry developments|Tags: , , |

The European Parliament voted on its plenary session on 13 March on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). As part of this vote, an amendment concerning Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) was offered and adopted as part of the Parliament’s position for the second reading procedure. The adopted amendment 193 [...]

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