Antibiotics are contaminating the world’s rivers

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content om the Mekong to the Seine, the first global study of antibiotics in the world’s rivers has revealed that some contain concentrations up to 300 times above ‘safe’ levels. Antibiotic pollution was found in […]

How we can win the war against antibiotic resistance

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kristina Lagerstedt, Founder and CEO, 1928 Diagnostics In 1945, Sir Alexander Fleming received the Nobel Prize in Medicine for the discovery of penicillin. In Sir Alexander’s acceptance remarks, he spoke of the responsibility that accompanied that discovery, namely that […]

Superbugs: MEPs advocate further measures to curb use of antibiotics

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The growing threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria can only be tackled through a “One Health” approach, MEPs said on Wednesday. In the non-binding resolution, adopted with 589 votes to 12 and 36 abstentions, MEPs stress that the correct and prudent use of antimicrobials is […]