From 1404 to the middle of the 19th century, 31 flu epidemics were recorded, including eight large-scale pandemics, which killed millions of people and highlighted a need for international cooperation on public health. Cooperation began with the first International Sanitary Conference, held in 1851.
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.
Frederick Novy served an extensive career pioneering the development of microbiology as an academic discipline and field of research, and he assisted in setting the framework for modern medical science.