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UK secures historic United Nations Declaration on antimicrobial resistance

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Today 193 countries will sign a landmark declaration agreeing to combat the biggest risk to modern medicine – antimicrobial resistance - at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The historic agreement follows a worldwide campaign led by the …

UK leading the global fight against drug resistant bugs

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- Tough new targets to limit inappropriate use of antibiotics - Commitment to halve drug-resistant infections by 2020 - New drive to encourage development of new antibiotics The UK will lead the international fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by bringing …

GPs given new weapon in battle against drug resistant bugs - "the biggest threat to our health today"

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GPs will be able to compare their antibiotic prescribing with their colleagues throughout the country using a brand new tool, in a new bid to cut the numbers of antibiotics that are given out needlessly, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced …