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World Investment Forum Panel Discusses Innovative Financing, Private Investing For Antibiotic Research

Health Policy Watch: Investing In New Antibiotic Research: Difficult Equation Discussed At World Investment Forum
“The diminishing arsenal of efficient antibiotics to fight bacteria is a threat denounced by many, but investment in research and development of new antibiotics is seen as lagging. As the danger of getting back to a pre-antibiotic age is increasing, alternative ways of financing new antibiotics are being discussed. At the World Investment Forum [last] week, a panel looked into innovative means of investment, and ways to attract private investors to this field…” (Saez, 10/26).

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