Following in the footsteps of California, Maryland has proposed, and passed, the “Keep Antibiotics Effective Act of 2017”, which bans routine antibiotic use in animals. This is a vital legislative measure to ameliorate the shocking statistics on antibiotic use which was first brought to the limelight by a 2011 report from the FDA, which stated …
The National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy (NDSAP) of 2012 provides basic guidelines which need to be further reinforced if India has to enter into an era of truly shared and open data.
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The WHO has published a list of 12 bacteria for which we need to urgently develop antibiotics as these drug resistant bacteria represent a major threat against human health. This priority list is expected to guide funding agencies incentivize priority research on developing strategies to combat these agents.