Senate Should Continue to Prioritize Fight Against Superbugs

Pew and more than 50 organizations urge increased federal investment in antibiotic resistance efforts

Senate Should Continue to Prioritize Fight Against Superbugs

On March 18, The Pew Charitable Trusts joined more than 50 organizations in asking leading members of the Senate to increase federal investment in domestic and global programs to address antibiotic resistance. In a letter sent to chairs and ranking members of four Senate Appropriations Committee subcommittees, the organizations recommended an increase in funding for federal programs and initiatives essential to combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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Over the past year, COVID-19 has taken a grave toll in lives as well as on medical and health care systems worldwide. The pandemic has laid bare the importance of public health readiness and the myriad consequences when such a crisis strikes an unprepared population.

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Bill to Jump-Start Development of Needed Antibiotics

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Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate at the end of September aims to jump-start the development of urgently needed new antibiotics, specifically those that can address unmet patient needs, by changing the way the U.S. government pays for them.

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