Five-year action plan for tackling antimicrobial resistance

Date published: 16 May 2019

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the most serious threats to health across the world, as certain antibiotics lose their ability to kill particular strains of microbe; and if we cannot develop new drugs that can beat those bugs, then by the year 2050 we can expect about 10 million deaths per year, worldwide, from drug-resistant infections.

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