In a continued effort to fight AMR, the Federal Task Force on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) released the 2020-2025 National Action Plan for CARB in October 2020.
Each year, more than 700,000 people lose their lives to drug-resistant infections, and this number could climb to 10 million by the year 2050 if nothing is done help combat it. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating the problem.
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week is just around the corner! Learn more about the importance of understanding antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and combating it through stewardship initiatives.