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European Antibiotic Awareness Day

http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/eaad/Pages/Home.aspx



Antibiotic Resistance,
a Worldwide Problem

People are dying all over the world because medicines no longer work
  http://www.who.int/drugresistance/AMR-aidememoire-may2016.pdf?ua=1

Common infections are becoming untreatable
Few new antimicrobials are in the pipeline


World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO multi-country survey reveals widespread public misunderstanding about antibiotic resistance

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2015/antibiotic-resistance/en/



ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE THE GLOBAL THREAT

The full impact is unknown. There is no system in place to track antibiotic resistance globally

http://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/pdf/antibiotic_resistant_fs.pdf