U.K. AMR review panel takes on superbugs

Global animal health body takes issue with some recommendations for reducing antimicrobial resistance found in report.

A global "Review on Antimicrobial Resistance" (AMR) was released May 19 by a panel led by economist Lord Jim O’Neill in the U.K. The report provides "a comprehensive action plan for the world to prevent drug-resistant infections and defeat the rising threat of superbugs."

Building on eight interim papers, this is the final report from O’Neill’s review, established by U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron in 2014 to avoid casting the world “back into the dark ages of medicine."

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