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Planned EU antimicrobial partnership sets out R&D aims


Draft research and innovation agenda proposes objectives around surveillance, treatment and more

A planned EU research and innovation partnership on antimicrobial resistance has set out draft R&I goals, including around surveillance and treatment.

AMR occurs when infectious organisms such as bacteria, fungi and viruses evolve the ability to withstand medical treatment. It is a huge and growing global concern, with about 1.27 million people thought to have died from bacterial AMR in 2019, according to one estimate cited by the draft R&I agenda of the European Partnership on One Health Antimicrobial Resistance.

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