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Exploring the trend to combat antibiotic resistance by de-linking incentive payments to drug manufacturers from sales, offering pharma companies guaranteed income for innovative treatments.
The impact of antibiotics on human health cannot be overstated. They are a big deal. And thanks to evolution, more and more bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics.
Antibiotics are a pillar of modern medicine. They have saved millions of lives. But as the use of antibiotics has increased, so has the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant microbes that have adapted to survive most, or all, of today’s antibiotics.
CDC works with partners worldwide to protect people from antibiotic resistance--when germs no longer respond to the drugs designed to kill them.
Bacteria develop resistance to the antibiotics because of improper dosage and unnecessary usage.