A new ecosystem approach to fight antibiotic resistance

19:00 EST 23 Jan 2018 | AAAS

(Université de Genève) The World Health Organization has deemed antibiotic resistance to be one of the greatest threats to human health, as bacteria become increasingly resistant and too few treatments are being developed to combat them. The research project DRIVE-AB, a consortium managed by the University of Geneva and AstraZeneca, has determined that a market entry reward of $1 billion per antibiotic globally could significantly increase the number of new antibiotics coming to the market.

Original Article: A new ecosystem approach to fight antibiotic resistance


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