Agriculture, Food and Beverage

Antibiotic resistance is the next great global challenge - we must act now

A graph showing examples of a bacterial growth mediums including a few of Escherichia coli (E.coli) bacterias displayed in a microbiological laboratory at the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency in Sofia June 9, 2011.

Drugs that were once lifesavers run an increasing risk of becoming worthless, unless we act Image: REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Peter Søgaard Jørgensen
Researcher, Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
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