Obama Administration all set to Crack Down on Antibiotic-resistance

September 19, 2014 6:03 AM

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An announcement has been made by the Obama administration on Thursday to handle the increasing threat of antibiotic resistance. A national strategy has been outlined which includes incentives for new drugs, tightening existing one’s stewardship as well as bettering tracking of antibiotics’ use and microbes that resist to them.

White House effort is the first action to tackle a public health crisis as the issue takes 23,000 lives per year. It comes as a pleasure for many people as president addresses the issue. There has been criticism on the step because many people say that tougher measure ought to be taken to reduce use...

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