A new study questions whether giving antibiotics to healthy children in poor countries is a good idea. ARAC Director Dr. Lance Price weighs in: "The upside is you're immediately saving lives. But you're doing it at the risk of not being able to save lives in the future."
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NBC News reports on how “nightmare bacteria” with the power to resist most antibiotics are popping up across the U.S. ARAC Director Dr. Lance Price notes how new, aggressive policies can help stop them from spreading.
A new report shows how antibiotic use is on the rise especially in low-income countries. ARAC Director Dr. Lance Price explains how the more we use antibiotics, the more we are going to encourage the growth of these bacteria that are resistant to them.
WASHINGTON, DC (March 16, 2018): Today, it was announced that U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter (NY-D) has died. In response, the following statement was released by Dr. Lance B. Price, director of the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center and professor at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University:
PBS To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé takes an in-depth look at the crisis of antibiotic resistance in food animal production and how ARAC scientists are studying how superbugs can get into the food supply. We had a great time filming and showing the reporters how we conduct research. We are excited to be a part of this important episode on the antibiotic resistance crisis.