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


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


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'


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


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


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


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


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.


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