GARDP Board Chair Ramanan Laxminarayan calls for expanded access to affordable and effective antibiotics in a Financial Times op-ed


13 Apr 2022

“As the latest wave of Covid-19 wanes, the hidden pandemic of antibiotic-resistant infections is becoming apparent. Recent estimates indicate that about 1.3mn deaths each year are caused by drug-resistant infections — more than the toll from any infectious disease, apart from Covid-19 and tuberculosis. These deaths reflect a growing resistance, and lack of access, to affordable and effective antibiotics, especially for people living in low- and middle-income countries.”

Read the op-ed in the Financial Times

 

 


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