The Critical Need for New Antibiotics

There are not enough antibiotics in development globally to meet current and anticipated patient needs

The Critical Need for New Antibiotics

In December 2021, Pew’s antibiotic resistance project discontinued its work tracking antibiotics and nontraditional products in global clinical development. The World Health Organization has more information on the state of the global antibiotic pipeline.

Editor's note: This infographic was updated on March 9, 2021 based on analysis as of December 2020.

The Critical Need for New Antibiotics
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