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Commentary
Title:
Antimicrobial Resistance Is a Global Health Emergency
Authors:
Eric Toner, Amesh Adalja, Gigi Kwik Gronvall, Anita Cicero, Thomas V. Inglesby
Publication:

Health Secur 2015;13(3):153-155

Publisher:
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
DOI:
10.1089/hs.2014.0088
Date posted:
June 04, 2015
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Introduction:

Leading experts have declared that the end of the age of antibiotics is imminent and that this development could undermine the foundation of much of modern medicine and public health., Since antibiotics were first introduced into clinical practice some 80 years ago, microbes have been evolving ways to resist these drugs, but in recent years this problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been rapidly getting worse.