ARAC Deputy Director Laura Rogers highlights ARAC's work in urgent care and a challenge faced by urgent care - patient expectation for antibiotics.
ARAC in the News
CQ Researcher takes an in-depth look at antibiotic use in the U.S. and globally and the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.
WASHINGTON, DC (June 13, 2018)—The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) today announced it has received a $3.1 million (£2.74 million) grant from the Wellcome Trust to study the impacts of California’s new legislation limiting the use of antimicrobial drugs given to livestock raised in the state.
Scientific American explores how climate change may fuel antibiotic resistance. ARAC Director Dr. Lance Price notes "I think that we are going to have a problem” unless action is taken down to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use in people and animals.
Wired explores how a team of researchers were testing the best antibiotic regimen for preventing trachoma, a blinding bacterial infection, and discovered mass prescribing antibiotics was saving lives. The downside? Antibiotic resistance.