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New Report Calls for Urgent Action to Avert Antimicrobial Resistance Crisis
May 8, 2019 —  [Pharm.]
UN, international agencies, and experts released a groundbreaking report demanding immediate, coordinated and ambitious action to avert a potentially disastrous drug-resistance crisis. [Source:
Antibiotic Resistance Tracking
March 6, 2019 —  [Pharm.]
Ever since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its 2013 report, "Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States" — which states that each year at least 2...
Countries Step Up to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
July 25, 2018 —  [Pharm.]
Countries are making significant steps in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR), but serious gaps remain and require urgent action, according to a report released today by the Food and Agriculture...
Farmers and Vets Urged to Stick by Antibiotic Guidelines
August 30, 2017 —  [Pharm.]
Farmers and vets are being urged to continue following current prescription guidelines and completing courses of animal treatments, after some health experts questioned the validity of currently...
Extra-Label Drug Use Revisited at World Pork Expo
June 19, 2017 — Harry Snelson [Pharm.]
The issue of extra-label drug use was a topic of discussion during the AASV members-only session at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, IA on June 8. Dr Harry Snelson provided a review of the Animal...
Antimicrobial Resistance Remains High, says EU Report
March 7, 2017 —  [Pharm.]
Bacteria found in humans, animals and food continue to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria by the European Food Safety...

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