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WHO stresses urgent need for R&D for drug-resistant TB alongside newly-prioritized…

WHO reaffirms the critical need for research and development (R&D) of new antibiotics to tackle the threat of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB).

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Antibiotic factories in India, China are spreading drug-resistant superbugs

Investigators have found drug-resistant bacteria – or superbugs – in antibiotic factories in India that supply major U.S. and European distributors, implicating the factories and their suppliers in China in the rampant spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a new report revealed for the first time today.

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