Global Technology – June 2019

In a recent report on antimicrobial resistant pathogens, the World Health Organization put several gram-negative bacteria at the top of its list, stating that new treatments for these bacteria were ‘Priority 1 Critical’ because they cause infections with high death rates, are rapidly becoming resistant to all present treatments and are often picked up in hospitals.

Gram-negative bacteria strains cause infections including pneumonia, urinary tract infections and bloodstream infections.  They are difficult to treat because the cell wall .....

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