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Response To Antimicrobial Resistance Will Require Broad Political Action, Experts Say

Inter Press Service: Antibiotic Resistance Requires Global Response Similar to AIDS, Climate Change
“Addressing antibiotic resistance will require a global political response similar to the way the world has reacted to climate change or HIV/AIDS, Sweden’s Minister of Public Health Gabriel Wikstrom, told IPS recently. … Heads of state and government will discuss the pressing issue of the decreasing effectiveness of antibiotics at a high-level meeting scheduled to take place at the U.N. in September…” (Rowlands, 6/12).

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