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UK antimicrobial resistance strategy published

National and international action on treatment, education and monitoring of bacteria must continue to be taken to fight the problem of antimicrobial resistance, according to the government’s five year antimicrobial resistance strategy.

Antibiotics are used by doctors and vets to treat and prevent infections. But bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to current antibiotic treatments, threatening our ability to carry out routine operations or transplants in the future. More .....