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The twin challenges of longevity and climate change in controlling antimicrobial resistance


Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the global health challenges of the 21st century that is faced with the twin threats of global climate change and greater longevity, which pose a synergistic risk to the management of AMR. Antimicrobial agents are in high demand due to the challenges faced by increasing life expectancy and the dynamic changes in disease ecology prompted by climate change. In light of global aging and climate change, the complexity and importance of addressing antibiotic resistance are further highlighted by this interplay of issues.

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Maryam Shafaati: Conceptualization, Data Curation, Writing-Original Draft, Writing- Review & Editing. Mohammadreza Salehi: Data Curation, Writing-Original Draft, Writing- Review & Editing.Maryam Zare: Data Curation, Writing- Review & Editing.All authors critically reviewed and approved the final version of the manuscript.

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Shafaati, M., Salehi, M. & Zare, M. The twin challenges of longevity and climate change in controlling antimicrobial resistance. J Antibiot (2024).

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