Healthcare professionals are risking their personal health to help treat patients and fight the virus, and sometimes they must make difficult triage decisions in order to efficiently provide patient care to those who need it most.
April 24 is World Meningitis Day, and the condition is one of many that may compete against COVID-19 for healthcare resources. The disease is deadly and debilitating, it strikes quickly, and it affects people of all ages.
The AMR Challenge is a way for organizations around the world to collaborate in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. When the challenge launched, bioMérieux made three commitments to the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
“I thought of sepsis with elderly patients and immunocompromised patients, but that’s just not true,” said Meyers. “It can happen to you; it can happen to your daughter; it can happen to a perfectly healthy individual; it can happen to anyone.”