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At UN, global leaders commit to act on antimicrobial resistance

Collective effort to address a challenge to health, food security, and development

21 September 2016. World leaders today signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) happens when bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi develop resistance against medicines that were previously able to cure them. [...]