Hand washing, vaccines, toilets, sanitation, antibiotic access to address drug-resistant bacteria
What if Drug-Resistant Infections Never Happened in the First Place?

An estimated 7.7 million people die from bacterial infections a year around the world. A growing number of these deaths are caused by bacteria that have developed antibiotic resistance – the ability to thrive in the face of antibiotics. This ability of germs to defy the effects of drugs is called antimicrobial resistance, or AMR. […]

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Maggie Fox is a journalist with more than 40 years experience reporting from around the world. She’s worked for Reuters, CNN, NBC, ABC, and various newspapers, reporting from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and, for the past 25 years, on medicine, science, and global health from Washington, DC.

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