Pew, Stakeholders Laud Secretary Becerra’s Attention to Antibiotic Resistance

Ninety-five organizations urge HHS to prompt congressional support for PASTEUR Act

Pew Urge HHS, Congress to Support PASTEUR Act

Editor's note: This text was updated on Oct. 21, 2022, to correct the date of the letter's submission.

On Oct. 3, 2022, The Pew Charitable Trusts and 94 other organizations sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to thank him for being the first person in his position to attend the World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress. In the letter, the organizations encourage Secretary Becerra to call on Congress to pass the PASTEUR Act, a bill that would support antibiotic development and has more than 60 bipartisan co-sponsors.

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