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Antimicrobial resistance now causes more deaths than HIV/AIDS and malaria worldwide – new study

Some estimates suggest antimicrobial resistance could cause 10 million deaths per year by 2050. Fahroni/ Shutterstock Jonathan Cox, Aston University Antimicrobial resistance is spreading rapidly worldwide, and has even been likened to the next pandemic – one that many people may not even be aware is happening. A recent paper, published in Lancet, has revealed that antimicrobial resistant infections caused …

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Antibiotic resistance is at a crisis point – government support for academia and Big Pharma to find new drugs could help defeat superbugs

Bacteria that are resistant to every available antibiotic in the U.S. already exist. Rodolfo Parulan Jr/Moment via Getty Images Andre Hudson, Rochester Institute of Technology Antibiotic resistance poses one of the most important health challenges of the 21st century. And time has already run out to stop its dire consequences. The rise of multidrug-resistant bacteria has already led to a …

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