Research & Analysis
As part of an ongoing collaboration to improve the stewardship of lifesaving antibiotics in the U.S., Pew and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, together with the American Hospital Association and Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, have developed a guide to help small and critical access hospitals reduce the risk of antibiotic resistance and improve patient care. Read More
A recent article I authored, together with several colleagues from The Pew Charitable Trusts’ antibiotic resistance project, systematically analyzes scientific evidence regarding the link between antibiotic use in animal agriculture and public health. Our review of the literature reaffirms what scientists have known for decades: Antibiotic use in animal agriculture, as in any setting,... Read More
The use of antibiotics in any setting contributes to the growing global threat of antibiotic resistance, so it is important to minimize the use of these drugs. This means eliminating unnecessary uses and finding other ways to prevent infections. In animal agriculture, alternative products play a crucial role in allowing farmers and veterinarians to reduce or largely phase out the use of... Read More
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