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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4 Key Priorities for Fighting Superbugs in 2021

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Bill to Jump-Start Development of Needed Antibiotics

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest.

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for difficult challenges. When states serve their traditional role as laboratories of innovation, they increase the American people’s confidence that the government they choose—no matter the size—can be effective, responsive, and in the public interest.