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Milken Institute School of Public Health Launches COVID-19 Study to Protect Essential Healthcare Workers

The Milken Institute School of Public Health announced the launch of a new study that will begin surveillance testing for signs of infection and immunity to the virus that causes COVID-19.

What hand sanitizer shortages on Amazon reveal about global supply

Hand sanitizer has become a scarce commodity as Covid-19 circles the world.

ARAC Launches New Website to Educate People on Appropriate Antibiotic Use

The Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) has launched the website

Is overuse of antibiotics on farms worsening the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria?

Our director Dr. Lance B. Price was featured in a segment on 60 Minutes discussing the overuse and misuse of antibiotics in food animal production.

Denmark Raises Antibiotic-Free Pigs. Why Can’t the U.S.?

American pigs are raised on a liberal diet of antibiotics, fueling the rise of resistant germs. Danish pork producers are proving there’s a better way.

International Research Consortium Established to Study Antimicrobial Resistance in Iceland

An interdisciplinary, international consortium has been formed to study antimicrobial resistance in Iceland.

Report Ranking Fast Food Chains on Beef Sourcing Released by Antibiotic Resistance Action Center and Others

The Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) co-authored a report examining antibiotics use in the beef supply used by fast food companies.

Most Fast-Food Chains Still Serve Beef Raised With Antibiotics

When you buy a fast-food burger, chances are it was made from cattle given antibiotics they don't need, according to the fifth edition of the Chain Reaction Report.

Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions. The Cures Are Faltering.

There is growing evidence that urinary tract infections, which afflict millions of Americans a year, are increasingly resistant to antibiotics.

Antibiotics Off the Menu Coalition calls on Wendy’s to end antibiotic overuse in beef supply

Various consumer and public health organizations urge Wendy's to fight antibiotic resistance by joining its fast-food competitors and adopting a policy to end antibiotic overuse in its beef supply.