Tag: Drug resistance (Microbial)

W.H.O. Warns That Pipeline for New Antibiotics Is Running Dry

With the pipeline for new antibiotics slowing to a trickle and bankruptcies driving pharmaceutical companies from the field, the World Health Organization on Friday issued a fresh warning about the global threat of drug resistant infections. Some 700,000 people die each year because medicines that once cured their conditions are no long effective. Yet the […]

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