Christopher Houchens' (BARDA) presentation from the last year's Superbugs
& Superdrugs Conference is available online with information on BARDA's Mission, Funding Antibacterial Development, National Strategy and Action Plan for CARB, Insufficient Pipeline, Industry Disengagement, BARDA's Goal, Strategy and Priorities, WHO AMR Priorities, Portfolio Partnerships, What to Expect from CARB-X.
The news follows a period of relative improvement between 2004 and 2008, when the number of cases of superbugs
, such as E.
Furthermore, many of these diseases are being found to be drug resistant, a sure sign of superbugs
To stop the spread of superbugs
, CDC suggests health workers get familiar with antibiotic-resistant patterns in their hospitals, isolate patients when needed and stay consistent in following recommendations to prevent C.
discovered in a Chinese pig farm will not remain in China.
are infecting increasing numbers of people all over the world, killing an estimated 700,000 every year.
It is high time the country redoubled its efforts to tackle the emergent threat of superbugs
that has increasingly come to be associated with India.
Patients should go into hospital knowing they will not be infected by a superbug
These molecules - known as restriction enzymes - control the speed at which bacteria can acquire resistance to drugs and eventually become superbugs
A lab technician at Brantford General Hospital were under an international spotlight for identifying a new strain of superbug
Researchers have developed a pioneering method to identify specific proteins which could be used to combat antibioticresistant superbugs
Writing in the journal Physical Biology, published tomorrow, the researchers said: "We believe we have taken the first step down a road which will allow us to identify more enzymes and develop an effective therapy against a wide range of dangerous superbugs