WHO is creating new guidelines to stop lab leaks and the development of bioweapons. But scientists, focused on projects and funding, see only the benefits, rather than the risks, of their work, report warns.
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
A new report shows an overall improvement in the implementation of Health 2020 values and principles in the WHO European Region, with the number of countries that have policies addressing health inequalities and their social determinants increasing from 88 per cent to 98 percent between 2010 and 2016
The WHO’s first-ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” names 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to humans. The list is intended to ensure R&D responds to public health needs