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Antimicrobial resistance
Call for the creation of an international panel on antimicrobial resistance

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THE international response to the threat of antimicrobial resistance has been ‘feeble’, according to the authors of a Comment published in Nature last week.

In the article, which was published online on May 22, Mark Woolhouse, professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh, and Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, call for the creation of an independent body similar to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to lead an international response …

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