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Rise Of Antimicrobial Resistance Spurred By Substandard Medicines, AEI Scholar Warns

American Enterprise Institute: A ‘perfect storm’ for the emergence of drug-resistant bacteria
Roger Bate, a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author, discusses “new global substandard medicines — caused by inferior ingredients or inadequate production techniques — that are driving a new wave of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). … It is time for the international medical community and global regulatory bodies to agree on a more effective way to identify substandard antibiotics and remove them from the supply chain…” (11/12).

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