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American University Radio Show, "Speak Freely" on 1A Presents Why We’re All At Risk When Bacteria Resist

03/28/2017

More dangerous and deadly bacteria are answering the battle cry of "resist!"

 

Study shows pig farm workers as main source of LA-MRSA in Norwegian herds of swine

09/14/2016

Norway is the only country to have implemented a "search and destroy" strategy against LA-MRSA among pig herds to date. A study of the strategy's effect shows that pig farm workers are the principal source of infection among Norwegian herds, a transmission route that was previously unidentified

Antibiotic resistance: World on cusp of 'post-antibiotic era'

11/19/2015

Excerpt: "The world is on the cusp of a "post-antibiotic era", scientists have warned after finding bacteria resistant to drugs used when all other treatments have failed.  They identified bacteria able to shrug off the drug of last resort - colistin - in patients and livestock in China. They said that resistance would spread around the world and raised the spectre of untreatable infections."

The White House Hosts a Forum on Combating Antibiotic Resistance

06/02/2015

The White House hosted a forum on combating drug-resistant bacteria and enhancing good antibiotic stewardship.

White House Plan to Combat and Prevent Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

03/27/2015

Summary: The Administration is releasing the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (NAP). The NAP outlines a whole-of-government approach over the next five years targeted at addressing the threat of drug-resistant bacteria.

New Executive Actions to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Protect Public Health

09/18/2014

Summary: The Obama administration announces a comprehensive set of new federal actions to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and protect public health.

Executive Order to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

PCAST Releases New Report on Combating Antibiotic Resistance

09/18/2014

Summary: Today, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report, Combating Antibiotic Resistance. The report was released simultaneously with a National Strategy on Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria as well as with a Presidential Executive Order, emphasizing to the Nation the importance of addressing this growing challenge.

REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT ON COMBATING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

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