More action needed on antibiotic resistance

09-11-2016

The rise of antimicrobial resistance – when bacteria and other microorganisms become resistant to the treatments used against the infections they cause – is a pressing public health issue. Cross-sector efforts, particularly awareness-raising, are being intensified, both in the EU and globally. This 'At a glance' note updates an earlier version of June 2015: PE 559.484.

The rise of antimicrobial resistance – when bacteria and other microorganisms become resistant to the treatments used against the infections they cause – is a pressing public health issue. Cross-sector efforts, particularly awareness-raising, are being intensified, both in the EU and globally. This 'At a glance' note updates an earlier version of June 2015: PE 559.484.