Antibiotic resistance genes evolve in the environment, in animals, and in humans; strategic action is needed on all three fronts to help understand resistance and to limit its spread.
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Vandenbroucke-Grauls, C.M.J.E., Kluytmans, J.A.J.W. Tracing the origins of antibiotic resistance. Nat Med 28, 638–640 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-022-01752-z