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Antibiotic Resistance Project
Tell Us Why Fighting Superbugs Matters to You
At the urging of thousands of advocates like you, Congress is making progress in funding the fight against antibiotic resistance. Now, we need your voice to help finish the job.
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Groundbreaking Hospital Policy Finalized
A newly finalized Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule mandates hospitals to adopt programs focused on appropriate antibiotic use. The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy reports on why it's a step in the right direction.
GOOD NEWS
Patients Often Prescribed Wrong Antibiotics
Only 50 percent of people in outpatient settings are receiving the right antibiotics, our new study with the CDC shows.
FULL FINDINGS
New Guidance on Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture
The FDA recently released draft guidance that would move all medically important antibiotics used in livestock under veterinary oversight.
WHY IT MATTERS
QUOTE OF NOTE
"Antibiotic stewardship is an essential component of combating antibiotic resistance."
Pew's David Hyun on Intermountain podcast
IN THE MEDIA
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Farm Animals Are Rising in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
NOVA
Stuart Levy, Microbiologist Who Sounded Alarm on Antibiotic Resistance, Dies at 80
THE WASHINGTON POST
Oprah Reveals She Was 'Very Sick': What You Need to Know About Pneumonia
FORBES
U.S. Pushes Global Effort to Fight Antibiotic Resistance at UN Meeting
AXIOS
High-Risk Antibiotic Use Linked to Hospital-Associated C Diff Infections
CONTAGION LIVE
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Antibiotics are fundamental to modern medicine, essential for treating everything from routine skin infections to strep throat, and for protecting vulnerable patients receiving chemotherapy or being treated in intensive care units.

Pew's antibiotic resistance project is working to ensure both the prudent use of existing drugs and a robust pipeline of new drugs in order to meet current and future patient needs.

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