(Reuters) - United Nations member countries pledged for the first time on Wednesday to take steps to tackle the threat posed by drug-resistant superbugs in a coordinated effort to curb the spread of infections by pathogens that defy antimicrobial medicines.
A simulation of how the so-called "superbug" carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) might spread among health care facilities found that coordinated efforts prevented more than 75 percent of the often-severe infections that w...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, on Wednesday pledged more than $3 billion toward a plan to "cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children's lifetime."
(Reuters) - Thirteen leading drugmakers promised on Tuesday to clean up pollution from factories making antibiotics and take steps to curb overuse of the medicines as part of a drive to fight the rise of drug-resistant superbugs.
World leaders today signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines.