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Antimicrobial resistance
Vets committed to tackling resistance, BVA tells MPs

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VETS are not complacent about the role that antibiotic use in animals plays in the growing problem of antibiotic resistance in people, and are committed to playing their part in the fight against it, the BVA has told MPs.

Appearing before an All Party Parliamentary Group on Antibiotics last week, the BVA past-president, Peter Harlech Jones, said that, while it was known that the biggest cause of resistance in people was the overuse and misuse of antibiotics in human medicine, the BVA was committed to the One Health principle …

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