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Antimicrobial Resistance: A Threat Not To Be Underestimated

The UK's Chief Medical Officer Sally Davies recently described the world's current capacity to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as a risk as 'big as terrorism'. Bacteria is becoming increasingly resistant to modern medicine, and she warned that if there is not significant and urgent action, we will be left with a health epidemic where even the smallest of infection could kill.
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