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The answer to the antibiotics crisis

How can we encourage drug companies to invest in research which might combat bacterial resistance to our drugs?

"One can only hope the process will be short on reports and long on global collective action." © Kirstin

David Cameron issued a dire warning on 2nd July about antibiotic resistance, calling for global action to preserve antibiotic effectiveness. The Prime Minister highlighted the urgent need to develop new antibiotics to replace those being rendered ineffective by resistance. He has appointed the economist Jim O’Neill to lead an expert panel…

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