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Spotlight on: Antimicrobial resistance

About AMR

Antibiotics discovery is considered one of the greatest medical achievements of the 20th century. But antibiotics are rapidly becoming ineffective. Their overuse – and misuse – in agriculture and human medicine, has led to a growing number of bacteria in humans, animals and the environment that are resistant to them. Read more about antimicrobial resistance and what MRC is doing to tackle it.

From the community

Insight blog:

Antimicrobial resistance in Thailand: taking a holistic approach

Professor Matthew Avison of the University of Bristol explains the benefits of working together across borders and disciplines, and how this approach can help inform AMR research worldwide.

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