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Antimicrobial resistance
Research councils unite to tackle antimicrobial resistance

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ALL seven UK research councils have joined forces with the Wellcome Trust and a number of government bodies in a coordinated initiative to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) ‘on all fronts’.

The research councils intend to collaborate to coordinate the work of medical researchers, biologists, engineers, vets, economists, social scientists, mathematicians and designers to address all aspects of the problem. The initiative will be led by the Medical Research Council, which has calculated that £275 million has been …

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