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Superbugs: the dangerous misconception at the heart of our efforts to address antibiotic resistance

20th April 2020

Various interventions and analyses that aim to address antibiotic use begin from the premise of ‘individual behaviour’. What gets missed in these approaches is how underlying issues that promote widespread use of antibiotics are often political and structural: inequality and marginalisation...

Pandemic preparedness: Investment is vital – but we must help those who don’t have the same access to credit

9th April 2020

There are huge trade-offs to be made in stopping Covid-19... Especially when so many of the interventions are greatly harming the economy.

COVID-19: The role of the arts in disseminating important public health information

6th April 2020

We have all experienced the empathetic power of the arts in one way or another, be it via a favourite novel, film, play, piece of music or dance. So, why not use the arts more when it comes to health messaging?

Antibiotic prescribing in the context of COVID-19 pandemic

1st April 2020

COVID-19 pandemic challenges all aspect of healthcare including both recognition and management of serious acute bacterial infection and effective delivery of antimicrobial stewardship.

COVID-19: “The biggest risk to children”

1st April 2020

Emerging data suggests that children appear far less likely to get infected with COVID-19

Professor Kate Gould, died 27 March 2020

27th March 2020

It is with profound regret that we report that Professor Kate Gould has died following a longstanding illness.

Almost 400 respond to the BSAC COVID-19 Funding Call

19th March 2020

BSAC has received almost 400 expressions of interest for its COVID-19 funding call and is looking for partners to increase its funding capacity.

COVID-19: A message from the CEO of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

19th March 2020

We, at the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, would like to formally acknowledge the work of all those professionals using every available resource to save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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