Antibiotic Resistance


IFPMA launches Alliance to track drug firms' progress in the fight against ‘superbugs'.

Charity urges drug industry to consider supplier role in “superbug” spread

By Flora Southey

Drug manufacturers, retail pharmacies and regulators have a role to play in curbing antimicrobial resistance say campaigners urging industry to ensure their API suppliers are not part of the problem.

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New bill provides $2.7bn to FDA, $32bn to NIH

By Melissa Fassbender

Under new legislation, the FDA and NIH will receive discretionary funding to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria and advance prevision medicine initiatives.

Roche to re-enter antibiotics market…again

Roche to re-enter antibiotics market…again

By Gareth Macdonald

Roche could restart its antibiotic development activities if a superbug busting drug candidate being developed by new partner Polyphor fulfils its early clinical promise.


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