Biden's Urgent Action Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria - Allocates $100M to Battle Deadly Superbugs

Benzinga ·  09/27 23:46

U.S. President Joe Biden is set to unveil a $100 million research initiative to tackle the growing threat of drug-resistant bacteria. More than a million people worldwide succumb to infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria annually, as reported by the World Health Organization. In the U.S. alone, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has documented over 35,000 deaths each year attributed to such infections. Global health authorities have been ringing alarm bells over the misuse and overuse of antibiotics, which have created a breeding ground for these dangerous "superbugs." The urgent need for new antibiotics

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