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Combatting antimicrobial resistance globally

The threat of antimicrobial resistance causing drug-resistant infections and the escalating health, social and economic consequences are now becoming visible at a global level. Here, we discuss the economic and political considerations for creating a truly global and effective response to antimicrobial resistance.

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Figure 1: Deaths attributable to AMR every year by 2050


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Sugden, R., Kelly, R. & Davies, S. Combatting antimicrobial resistance globally. Nat Microbiol 1, 16187 (2016).

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