Thursday, 22 November 2018

UK pledges £5m to fight 'super gonorrhea'

UK pledges £5m to fight 'super gonorrhea' The UK government has pledged £5 million for the development of new tools for the diagnosis of “super gonorrhoea” as part of a renewed push to combat the rising tide of superbugs around the world.

Professor Dame Sally Davies, chief medical officer for England, has announced an extra £11.5 million to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR), nearly half of which will go on the development of a rapid, point-of-care test for drug-resistant gonorrhoea. The Daily Telegraph

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