Vaccines could offer hope - but who to vaccinate, and against what, has no clear answer yet. Read IMI Executive Director Dr Pierre Meulien’s perspective on what is needed to tackle antimicrobial resistance.
European Court of Auditors says it will investigate whether EU attempts to tackle antibiotic resistance provide value for money, on same day that health and food agencies say the problem is getting worse
Funding science and providing incentives to spur innovation in antibiotics is crucial, but political support for stewardship and prevention of inappropriate use is just as important in ensuring availability of effective and affordable drugs that are used in a responsible way
As the EU marks the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day and the latest data shows the threat continuing to grow, a review of progress in halting antimicrobial resistance says governments need to act decisively on control measures
As WHO warns the antibiotics pipeline does not address the threat of bacterial resistance, the EU must step up and do more to galvanise R&D, accelerate innovation and help shape a coordinated global response to the impending crisis