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EU report finds AMR remains high, although regional differences exist

European Commission will launch new action plan this summer for future coordinated actions.

Bacteria found in humans, animals and food continue to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials, according to the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control (ECDC).

The findings, released Feb. 22, underline that AMR poses a serious threat to public and animal health, EFSA said.

“Antimicrobial resistance is an alarming threat putting human and an

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