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Denmark to host global antibiotics research centre

An international centre to study antibiotic resistance is to be set up in Denmark, after health minister Ellen Trane Nørby signed a deal with international partners.

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“Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to public health. Already today, about 33,000 Europeans die every year of infections with bacteria that have developed resistance to antibiotics,” said Nørby. “Therefore, I am very pleased and proud that Denmark is now the centre of a large new international knowledge and research centre to work on finding new concrete solutions.”

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