U.K. Establishes $289.5M Fund To Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Worldwide

Financial Times: Budget 2015: Fleming Fund to fight drug-resistant infections
“[British Chancellor of the Exchequer] George Osborne announced the creation of a £195m [$289.5 million] fund to fight drug-resistant infections worldwide, with contributions from the government, the Wellcome Trust, and other international charities. The Fleming Fund is being set up in response to the initial recommendations of the U.K. Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, led by the economist Jim O’Neill, which is looking at the economic measures needed to tackle drug-resistant pathogens…” (Cookson, 3/18).

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