Because of the threat that AMR poses to our health, there is a need for global mobilization across all levels—from world leaders and industry, to physicians and scientists, as well as individual patients and their families.
Almeida’s contributions to the field of virology are immeasurable. Besides her discovery of the coronavirus family, she pioneered and perfected multiple techniques that have resulted in huge strides in viral imaging and diagnosis.
Three well-established infectious diseases—Tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV—are poised to kill millions worldwide, with decades of healthcare progress that could be lost due to disruptions caused by COVID-19. Even under normal circumstances, the toll these three diseases exact worldwide is staggering.
By the bioMérieux Connection Editors Florence Sabin had hoped for a career as a pianist, but upon entering her high school years, she was frankly informed that her musical talent was merely average. It was this fact that lead her to her career as a scientist, which was, without a doubt, far from average. Sabin’s …