Current News

March

The Antibiotics Problem in Meat

A new study suggests that a consumer demand for chicken and pork in places like India, Russia, China, and Brazil will help drive a large increase in overuse of the drugs by 2030. Is there anything we can do about it?
-The Atlantic read more

Increase in antibiotic-resistant infections linked to government corruption, study finds

The increase in antibiotic-resistant infections, labelled an impending health crisis by the World Health Organisation, has been linked to a country's level of government corruption in new research from the Australian National University.
-ABC News read more

February

How to Solve the Problem of Antibiotic Resistance

Venki Ramakrishnan, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist based at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at the University of Cambridge, tells us about the importance of gaining a better understanding of the use and misuse of these wonder drugs.
-Scientific American read more