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Within the past year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the European CDC, the World Health Organization, and the World Economic Forum all have released reports raising alarm over the ongoing global crisis of antibiotic-resistant infections. Resistance to our most powerful antibiotics continues to grow worse, and the pipeline of new antibiotics remains on life support.1 Something has to give.
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